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Physics Major - Secondary Education Concentration

From the unimaginably small world of atomic particles to the fantastically vast realm of galaxy clusters, the pursuit of physics is to understand and explain how nature works. Physicists observe nature and try to understand the phenomena around them. Take matter into your own hands and pursue your bachelor’s degree at Salisbury University.

Why Choose the Secondary Education Program at Salisbury University?

This program is for the student who wants to teach middle or high school physics. In addition to the core physics and math courses, students take classes in astronomy, biology, geology and earth science, laboratory safety, classroom management, science and reading methods, inclusive instruction and technology in education. Students are required to do a teaching internship and pass the Praxis II exam for graduation.

Careers for Secondary Education Program Graduates

Careers for Secondary Education Program Graduates What can you do with a concentration in secondary education within the physics major? In addition to teaching, physics majors at SU are given the education and experience to direct them toward many prestigious positions, such as:

  • High school physical science teacher
  • Middle school science teacher
  • High school physics teacher