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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
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Master of Science in Physics Education (PHYE)


Admission Requirements

Applicants must have at least the equivalent of an undergraduate minor in physics with a background in mathematics through multivariable calculus. Students who do not meet these requirements may be granted conditional admission requiring additional undergraduate course work in physics and/or mathematics. Admission is restricted to in-service teachers and those intending to enter the teaching profession.

Program Requirements
Graduation requirements include completion of 30 hours of approved graduate credit, satisfactory performance on a comprehensive oral examination and the completion of an essay in physics, the history of physics or the teaching of physics.

Advisor Information:


Beth Kubitskey, Ph.D.
333 Strong Hall
734-487-8798
mkubitske1@emich.edu

Ernie Behringer, Ph.D.
303 Strong Hall
734-487-8799
ebehringe@emich.edu

Course Requirements:


The M.S. in Physics Education requires the completion of 30 hours of course work to be distributed among required courses, elective courses and cognate courses as follows:

Elective Courses in Physics: 20-26 hours


Twenty to 26 hours selected in consultation with the graduate advisor.

Cognate Courses: 0-6 hours


Zero to six hours selected in consultation with the graduate advisor.

Program Total: 30 hours


Note:


* PHY 650 /651  requirement may be waived in exceptional cases upon department approval.

Undergraduate Courses for Graduate Credit: Physics and Astronomy


The following courses may be elected for graduate credit. A maximum of nine hours of approved 400-level course work may be permitted in the earning of any graduate degree.

If you intend to enroll in any of the following undergraduate courses for graduate credit, you must submit a request form to the Graduate School to receive permission before enrolling in the course; otherwise, you will receive undergraduate credit.