Physics Education (7-12, M.S.Ed.)

Admission Requirements:

  1. A bachelor’s degree in physics from an accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale). 
  2. An application packet, including a personal statement and three letters of reference.
  3. An interview may be required.
  4. Initial Certificate in Physics 7-12.

In addition, all applicants should review the Admission to a Graduate Program section in this catalog.

Program Requirements (24 cr hrs.)
PHY 500PHYSICS EDUCATION RESEARCH SEMINAR3
PHY 510REGENT'S PHYSICS SCIENCE PRACTICES4
PHY 620MECHANICS FOR HIGH-SCHOOL TEACHERS6
PHY 622ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM FOR HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS6
PHY 690MASTER'S PROJECT3
Elective Courses 9 cr hours (Select 3 from the following)9
COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS FOR TEACHERS
WAVE PHENOMENA AND OPTICS FOR TEACHERS
MODERN PHYSICS FOR TEACHERS
EXPERIMENTS IN MODERN PHYSICS FOR TEACHERS
ENERGY: SUSTAINABILITY AND RENEWABILITY FOR TEACHERS
NUCLEAR AND PARTICLE PHYSICS FOR TEACHERS
INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3)
TEACHING SCIENCE WITH TECHNOLOGY
EVALUATION IN SCIENCE EDUCATION
All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated.
Total Credit Hours31