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Science Education: Physics
(Ph.D.)

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On-going; students may be admitted for each semester. Application must be received by February 15 to be considered for a graduate assistantship.

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A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is required; please submit within the online application system.

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This program requires the General GRE.

Note: International applicants may have to provide evidence of English language proficiency. More information can be found within the online application.

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This program requires three recommendations. Please send email requests for such recommendations from within the online system.

An image of a brown pencil on a gold background with a purple border.     Written statement

Please prepare a statement which covers the following information, and attach it within the online application:

In a two-page, single-spaced statement, please tell us about yourself. We are interested in your background and your career aspirations. We would like to know why it is that you are interested in joining our program. If you have research interests, or if there is a particular professor at MISE with whom you would like to work, please explain. This statement should demonstrative your communication skills and writing competence.

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This program does not require any previous written work be submitted.

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This program does not require any other program materials to be submitted.

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Note: Applicants for this Ph.D. may also apply for concurrent enrollment in a master's degree involving this area of science (i.e., the M.S. in Physics). Please begin that process by applying into that master's degree, and then contact the Mallinson Institute for directions on how to apply to this Ph.D. program.

If you have any questions, please review the website below for program and contact information.

Mallinson Institute for Science Education — College of Arts and Sciences

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An official transcript from the institution from which you received your bachelor degree is required, as well as a transcript from institution(s) where any graduate level courses or degrees have been taken/completed. Applicants are not required to submit an official transcript of courses taken/completed at WMU.

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