SCIENCE TEACHING CENTER

     

Physics Education, B.S.Ed.
7-12 and 5-6 Extension Programs

The physics B.S. degree program in secondary education leads to a New York State Initial Certificate for teaching both physics and general science in grades 7-12. The secondary education physics program with the 5-6 extension leads to a New York State Initial Certificate for teaching both physics and general sciences in grades 5-12. Students seeking admission to the B.S. physics education program should initially enroll in the B.S. physics program.
Physics Education (7-12), B.S.Ed.
Physics Education (7-12; 5-6 extension), B.S.Ed.


Physics Education
Postbaccalaureate Teacher Certification
7-12 and 5-6 Extension Programs

The physics education 7-12 Postbaccalaureate teacher certification program leads to eligibility for a New York State Initial Certificate to teach both physics and general science in grades 7- 12.  The 5-6 extension Postbaccalaureate program leads to New York State Initial Certificate to teach both physics and general science in grades 5-12. This program is designed for students who have earned a baccalaureate degree in physics or a related field from an accredited college or university and intend to complete the coursework required for New York State certification to teach physics in secondary schools or general science in middle schools.
Physics Education Postbaccalaureate (7-12; 5-6 extension)


Physics Education, M.S.Ed.
7-12 with Alternative Certificate B

This master of science in physics education is designed for individuals who did not attain certification as part of their undergraduate curriculum. After completion of 200 clock hours of instruction, including 40 hours of field study, candidates may qualify for a NYSED transitional B certificate allowing them to teach in New York State.
Physics Education (7-12)M.S.Ed.(with Alt Cert B)


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

The master of science in physics education is designed for teachers who wish to combine advanced work in physics with graduate work in education.
Physics Education (7-12), M.S.Ed.


Career Information

Recent Graduates have been hired as teachers in middle and high schools. Graduates may also work in areas such as public education at museums and educational support companies. Currently, science teachers are in high demand across the United States. The U.S. Department of labor projects job prospects to be particularly good for teachers in high-demand fields like science.