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Master of Science in Physical Science


Admission Requirements


Prior secondary science teaching certification or department permission is required as well as an undergraduate major or minor in a physical science (physics, earth science, chemistry, physical science, or integrated science) with basic coursework in physics, earth science, chemistry, and astronomy (totaling at least 30 undergraduate hours). Mathematics preparation through college algebra and trigonometry is mandatory. Students who do not meet these requirements may be granted conditional admission requiring the completion of additional undergraduate course work in science and/or mathematics. Admission is restricted to in-service teachers or those intending to enter the teaching profession in the United States.

All applicants must provide the following with their application:

  • Transcripts from all undergraduate institutions previously attended
  • A personal statement of at least 1,000 words explaining the purpose for pursuing the MS degree here at EMU
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Department Information


Physics & Astronomy, College of Arts & Sciences

Alexandria Oakes, Ph.D. | Department Head | 104A Roosevelt Hall | 734.487.4144 | aoakes@emich.edu

Advisor Information


Bonnie Wylo, Ed.D. | 104G Roosevelt Hall | 734.487.8642 | bwylo@emich.edu

Degree Requirements: 32-35 hours


Note:


* This course may be waived with teaching experience.

** These courses may be waived if ASTR 205  was taken in the past 10 years.

*** Only applicable if student elects the 3-6 hour thesis.