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Physical Science, B.S.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
Regardless of the college of the university from which you will graduate, if you wish to be licensed through Ohio University to teach physics, you must complete the following Physical Science program and earn passing scores on the Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) exams and a Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA).
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The Physical Science program at Ohio University prepares you for a two-year provisional license that qualifies you to teach physics and chemistry in grades 7-12.

Key facts:

The academic mission of our College will be realized through the following Academic Priorities established by the faculty to guide our efforts. The seven priorities are as follows:

  • enhancing our collaboration with colleges, universities, agencies and schools
  • diversifying instructional formats to support learning-centered education
  • maintaining and enhancing the diversity of students, staff, faculty
  • and curricula
  • enhancing The Patton College as a learning community committed to
  • lifelong learning
  • maintaining and enhancing high-quality research and scholarly activity
  • encouraging and supporting principled, expert leadership
  • implementing evidence-based practices throughout educational preparation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry
  • Basic Biochemistry
  • Writing and Rhetoric
  • Calculus
  • Elementary Differential Equations
  • Philosophy of Science Survey
  • General Physics
  • Electronics Laboratory
  • Mechanics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form
  • $70 international application processing fee
  • Official academic records
  • Evidence of sufficient funding
  • Statement of activities.
  • Exams for scholarship consideration
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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