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Masters in Physics

Over $8,000 Available

Master of Arts
Science (Physics, 5-12)

Our online physics master’s degree will help you maximize the impact of your lessons. The M.A. in Science Education (Physics, 5-12) with its specialization in physics prepares you for secondary certification to teach high school physics. You will become a highly qualified high school physics teacher ready to teach how the world moves.

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Courses

Standard Path for Master of Arts in Science, 5-12 (Physics)

122 Competency Units (credit equivalents)

Fundamentals of Foundational Perspectives of Education(3 competency units)
College Algebra(3 competency units)
English Composition I(3 competency units)
English Composition II(3 competency units)
Introduction to Biology(3 competency units)
Introduction to Biology Lab(1 competency unit)
Reasoning and Problem Solving(3 competency units)
Pre-Calculus(3 competency units)
Introduction to Physics(3 competency units)
Introduction to Physics Lab(1 competency unit)
Cultural Studies and Diversity(3 competency units)
Elements of Effective Communication(2 competency units)
Application of Effective Communication(1 competency unit)
Calculus I(3 competency units)
Calculus II(3 competency units)
General Chemistry I(3 competency units)
General Chemistry Laboratory I(1 competency unit)
General Chemistry II(3 competency units)
General Chemistry Laboratory II(1 competency unit)
Literature, Arts and the Humanities(2 competency units)
Literature, Arts and the Humanities: Analysis and Interpretation(2 competency units)
U.S. Government and Constitution(3 competency units)
General Education Social Science: Analysis and Applications(2 competency units)
General Education Social Science(1 competency unit)
Physics: Mechanics(3 competency units)
Physics: Waves and Optics(3 competency units)
Physics: Electricity and Magnetism(3 competency units)
Fundamentals of Science, Technology and Society(1 competency unit)
Applications of Science, Technology and Society(2 competency units)
Modern Physics(3 competency units)
Physics: Content Knowledge(6 competency units)
Fundamentals of Educational Psychology(3 competency units)
Fundamentals of Diversity, Inclusion, and Exceptional Learners(3 competency units)
Classroom Management, Engagement, and Motivation(3 competency units)
Educational Assessment(3 competency units)
Introduction to Pre-Clinical Experiences(3 competency units)
Introduction to Instructional Planning and Presentation(3 competency units)
Instructional Planning and Presentation(2 competency units)
Application of Instructional Planning and Presentation in Science(1 competency unit)
Pre-Clinical Experiences in Science(3 competency units)
Science Teaching and Learning(3 competency units)
Supervised Demonstration Teaching in Science(12 competency units)
Teacher Work Sample(3 competency units)
Professional Portfolio in Science(1 competency unit)
Cohort Seminar in Science(2 competency units)
Integrated Natural Sciences(3 competency units)
General Chemistry I(2 competency units)
General Chemistry Laboratory I(1 competency unit)
General Chemistry II(2 competency units)
General Chemistry Laboratory II(1 competency unit)
Precalculus and Calculus(2 competency units)
Physics: Mechanics(2 competency units)
Physics: Waves and Optics(2 competency units)
Physics: Electricity and Magnetism(2 competency units)
Fundamentals of Science, Technology and Society(1 competency unit)
Applications of Science, Technology and Society(1 competency unit)
Modern Physics(2 competency units)
Physics: Content Knowledge(4 competency units)
Science Teaching and Learning(2 competency units)
MA, Science Education (5-12, Physics) Teacher Work Sample Written Project(3 competency units)
MA, Science Education (5-12, Physics) Teacher Work Sample Oral Defense(3 competency units)

Degree Outcomes

In this online physics education degree program, you’ll learn all the essential skills and knowledge needed. This program includes the following areas of study, supervised practice teaching in an actual classroom, and completion of a professional portfolio.

  • Teacher Education Foundations
  • General Education
  • Teacher Education Diversity
  • Physics Content (Grades 5-12)
  • General Science Content
  • Science Education
  • Preclinical Experiences
  • Instructional Planning and Presentation
  • Demonstration Teaching (includes practice teaching)

Who the program is for:

  • Licensed teachers with a bachelor’s degree who wish to earn secondary certification in physics as well as a master’s degree.
  • Individuals who can typically spend 15 or more hours per week on their studies.

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  • TEACH Grant Eligible (Up to $8,000)
  • Competency-Based, Not Credit Hour Based
  • Total Program Credits
    35 Competency Units
  • Flexible Course Schedule
  • Other Grants Available
  • NCATE

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