Graduate Bulletin

Spring 2018

Master of Arts in Teaching Physics Admissions

A.  Application essay.

B.  Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test scores.

C.  A Bachelor of Science in Physics degree from Stony Brook or equivalent requiring a minimum of 37 credits of physics. Transcript must reflect a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA as well as a 3.0 minimum GPA in science courses.

D. Additional science competency requirements: BIO201/204, CHE131/133 and either GEO102/112 or AST101/112.

E.   One year of college-level study of a foreign language with a grade of “C” or better (this may include American Sign Language)

F.  Three letters of recommendation. Two of the three recommendations must be from faculty with whom you have completed a course of study at the college level. It would be preferable that these faculty be in the area of your major.

G. In those cases where the departmental admissions committee deems it desirable, personal interviews with departmental representatives may be necessary.