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Physics & Astronomy

College of Arts and Sciences

Becoming a High School Physics Teacher


Physics teaching impacts many lives.


Physics is the most highly-sought teaching field, and thus the opportunities for landing a job are excellent.


Physics teacher receive a competitive compensation.

Financially-Supported Pathways

Undergraduate Degree

Earn a dual degree in Physics and Physics Teaching at UW!

Receive up to $2000 in scholarship money for each of four years

Post-Baccalaureate Certification

Complete a 12-month program to become certified as a high school physics teacher.

 Video for use in intro classes or presentations.

More Information can be found here.

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Physics & Astronomy

1000 E. University, Dept 3905

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6150

Fax: 307-766-2652


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