What will you learn in physics education?

Physics is a study of the fundamental workings of the universe, which include light, time, motion, energy and others. In this program, you will learn how to apply these principles of science in the high school classroom.

Why study physics education at Missouri State?

  • Our faculty members are leaders in their respective fields of research, so you will learn what you need to go straight from the classroom to the workplace.
  • This program allows you to develop your passion for science and teaches you develop that interest in others.
  • Our program will ensure you are certified and prepared for teaching physics at the high school level.
  • You will be prepared for post-graduate studies, including pursuing a master’s program at Missouri State or elsewhere.

Degree options


View a BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Physics Education sample schedule.

Careers and outcomes

A degree in physics education prepares you for any number of jobs in the fields of physics, materials science or education.


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