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Skills You'll Need

You will need to have a strong background in mathematics and advanced critical thinking skills in any physics field.

Success in physics is dependent on the ability to:

  • Apply scientific rules
  • Understand physics rules and principles
  • Communicate verbally and in writing
  • Understand and apply mathematic rules
  • Be able to use and interpret scientific instruments

Working in the physics field requires you to be a life-long student. With advances in science, you must be flexible with your ideas and ways of thinking. Scientific advancements mean that you must be self-motivating in researching, testing, and developing.

Other required skills include:

  • Deductive reasoning
  • Technological knowledge
  • Problem solving ability
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