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Science Education (Physics)

University of Georgia

48 months
28830 USD/year
28830 USD/year
9790 USD/year
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Prepare to teach middle and high school students about the world around them through our program in Science Education (Physics) at the University of Georgia.


You will study education and your chosen area of emphasis, spend a semester student teaching, and earn certification to teach that subject in grades 6-12.

For students interested in teaching high school physics, middle school physical science, and high school electives such as environmental science and forensic science.

Our Science Education (Physics) program at the University of Georgia aligns closely with state and national standards, including those from the National Science Teachers Association and the Next Generation Science Standards.

Through our science education program, you will gain a foundation in teaching science to middle and high school students.


  • Earn certification to teach physics in grades 6-12
  • Benefit from extensive coursework in your science content field
  • Participate in field experiences in both middle and high school
  • Earn certification to teach science in grades 6-12 in Georgia
  • Curriculum

    We prepare future science teachers by combining the latest curriculum and teaching practice research, deep study in an area of emphasis, and in-classroom experience. Some courses are held in local science classrooms to enrich your experience.

    Programme Structure

    The BSEd in Science Education helps you develop a strong background in the sciences and science instruction through:

    • Coursework specific to science and science teaching
    • 13 hours of required math and physics courses
    • 15 hours of electives in physics and chemistry
    • 5 hours of general electives

    • A full-time, semester-long student teaching experience at the level of your choice

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 48 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    120 alternative credits


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    Minimum Eligibility Criteria

    • Overall minimum grade point average of 2.5, GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred
    • Completion of General Education Core Areas I-V, Area VI courses completed or in-progress
    • Completion of CHEM 1212, CHEM 1212L or CHEM 1312H, CHEM 1312L or MATH 2260, and PHYS 1111-1111L or PHYS 1211-1211L (courses can be in progress) with a minimum grade of "C" (2.0) or higher before entrance to professional course sequence block
    • Grade of "C" or higher in Area VI EDUC/EPSY courses
    • All teacher education candidates must earn a grade of B or higher in the exceptional children course requirements for certification. (SPED 4020, 4030 etc.)
    • Passing score on or exemption of the GACE Program Admissions Assessment (read details about the exam and exemption)
    • Completion of a) Federal and Georgia Constitution and b) U.S. and Georgia History University requirements by the end of the semester of application or enrollment in the professional course sequence

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      28830 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 14415 USD per semester during 48 months.
    • National

      28830 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 14415 USD per semester during 48 months.
    • In-State

      9790 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 4895 USD per semester during 48 months.

    Living costs for Athens

    720 - 1170 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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