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Physics Teacher Education Program Information

Why teach physics?

Kids build a wind turbine
Physics campers test out their wind turbine
  • Help and connect with people every day, and inspire them to love learning
  • Learn something new about physics and people every day
  • Have fun with exciting experiments, profound ideas, and vibrant people
  • Earn a good salary with good benefits, job security, professional development opportunities, and a great community of colleagues

Texas State University is a Comprehensive PhysTEC site as of Fall 2015. This means that Texas State is one of a few sites for focused national effort for improving the number of physics teachers and the quality of their preparation - and therefore, a great place for you to train to become an excellent physics teacher!


Teach Physics

This page should address everything you might want to know about becoming a physics teacher through Texas State. If you have suggestions for improvements, or if you would like more information, please contact Dr. Hunter Close at

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