Graduate Degree Programs in Physics Education

The primary course of study for Physics Education Research students is a PhD in Physics with a dissertation in Physics Education. Students completing this doctoral program will follow the same guidelines, complete the same core courses, and pass the same preliminary exams as other physics doctoral students.

A PhD in Science Education and an MS in Physics Education Research are available to a limited number of students. The PhD in Science Education is administered by the College of Education.

Link to Departmental and University Information about Graduate Study in Physics

Ph.D. in Physics with dissertation in Educational Research & Development

Ph.D. in Science Education with dissertation in Physics Educational Research & Development

M.S. in Physics with thesis in Educational Research & Development