The department of Physical Sciences is the home for both chemistry and physics at Wagner College. The department offers multiple majors and minors including chemistry, chemistry with a concentration in biochemistry, chemistry with concentration in environmental chemistry, and physics. The department also offers a pre-engineering track for those who wish to pursue a career as an engineer.
The ultimate goal of the department is to prepare students for either graduate school (either in a science or in a health career) or employment upon graduation. The department has a strong commitment to undergraduate research, and all faculty are actively involved in supervising student research in order to help prepare thee student for future success.