48 months
28470 USD/year
28470 USD/year
12280 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The BA in Physics Education at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) allows students to obtain a physics education degree and certification for teaching high-school physics in a four-year program.

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Physics Education  majors at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)  must satisfy a broad range of requirements in physics, education and other areas required for certification. Therefore, it is essential that students entering this program contact the Physics undergraduate advisor before registration and then continue to work closely with advisors in the Physics and Education departments as they progress through the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Thermal and Statistical Physics
  • Intermediate Mechanics
  • Modern Physics. 
  • Optics Laboratory
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


125 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you have or are currently earning your high school/secondary school diploma or equivalent but have not earned college credits at the university level AFTER earning your diploma, you should apply to UMBC as a first-year student.
    • We weigh a number of factors in making admission decisions. In addition to grade point average and standardized test scores, the strength of your curriculum, class rank, and other achievements as well as your essay will be considered. We expect applicants to have completed a strong college preparatory program of study from an accredited high school/secondary school.
    • If you have attended a postsecondary institution, such as a college or university, outside the United States, submit course by course credentials evaluated through one of the following evaluation services. 
    • Documents in languages other than English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28470 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    28470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28470 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12280 USD per year during 48 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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