ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Master of Science in Science Education Major in Physics is designed to upgrade the knowledge and skills of science professionals in the areas of instruction and research in science education, particularly physics. The program offers high levels of specialized teaching and learning in pure/applied physics and physics education to equip students with scientific and pedagogical expertise that enable them to take leadership roles and advance the quality of science education. The program is ideal for those: seeking to make a difference in teacher education; teaching at the secondary, tertiary and graduate levels; teaching and research institutions; government and private sectors and other science-based organizations.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES
Upon graduating in the program, the students shall be able to:

a.) apply knowledge and skills in designing science curriculum, instruction, and authentic assessment of learning

b.) integrate available modern technology in the design and implementation of teaching and learning activities

c.) design and utilize instructional materials relevant to the needs of diverse learners using available resources in the community

d.) demonstrate proficiency in written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments

e.) conduct research activities responsive to the contemporary issues and challenges of the industry and community

f.) be leaders in culturally diverse teams and multidisciplinary settings

g.) demonstrate a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of contemporary issues in physics and physics education

h.) embody professional and ethical standards sensitive to the local, national, and global realities

i.) engage in more advanced and specialized training for further professional and personal development

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Master Teacher
  • School Principal/Administrator
  • Science teacher at the secondary and the tertiary level
  • Professor
  • Education Consultant
  • Science Program Specialist
  • Instructional Planner
  • Researcher
  • Textbook Author