Students pursuing the Master of Science in Science Education (Secondary) may choose their concentration in physics. Admission to that program is through the Department of Science Education and Environmental Studies. For information concerning physics courses and research opportunities in physics that are applicable toward the master's degree in science education, contact Professor Karen Cummings, Physics Department, adviser for students in the M.S. in Science Education.
Students seeking certification to teach physics in secondary school should meet with Prof. Cummings regarding physics courses, and with the coordinator of secondary school science education for professional courses. Refer to the section entitled "Admission to Teacher Certification Programs" in the beginning of the Graduate Catalog under "Application and Admission" for additional information regarding acceptance to a certification program, PRAXIS examinations, and student teaching.