The Doctoral Program in Physics Education
The physics education research group (PERG) in the University of Maryland physics department is a research group consisting of physicists interested in developing a better understanding of how students come to understand physics and how to teach it more effectively. Advanced degrees may be obtained in either physics or education, depending on the level of sophistication of the physics the candidate wants to explore.
Requirements for a Physics Ph.D. with a concentration in Physics Education
Physics dept. requirements
Basic courses in advanced physics including:
In addition, the successful candidate must
In addition, the research group requires that the student take additional courses within the physics department
and some courses given outside the physics department
For more information on graduate courses at the University of Maryland, click here to view the graduate catalog.
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page prepared by E. F. Redish
last updated 3/26/97