Careers and Outcomes

Career options

A physics education master’s degree will prepare you for a career in any of the following fields:

  • Secondary education
  • Corporate training
  • Middle school education
  • Human resources
  • Community college instruction
  • Technical scientific writing

Career Center

To help you prepare and search for jobs, the Missouri State Career Center provides a database of current openings, tips for preparing your résumé and on-campus interview opportunities. The Career Center also compiles information about what you can do with a physics education degree.

Also, our department encourages students to use resources like Physics Today and the American Physical Society as they look for jobs in their field.

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