About Physics Education
With public schools under pressure to prepare students in STEM fields, you know that physics teachers will always be in demand! And since our physics faculty are themselves gifted teachers, you will find yourself inspired to become one yourself. Combine your physics major with the classes offered by our nationally-ranked education program, and you can become certified to inspire a new generation of engineers, scientists, and physicists.
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School districts consistently rank physics as the highest need area among all academic disciplines with regard to teacher shortages.
At GC, 100% of physics classes are taught by faculty with PhD degrees in physics.
After many years as a physics teacher and more years as a professor of education, one GC Physics Education graduate also became a football official for the SEC.