You Can Get Credit for NEA Academy Courses
This guide describes the typical credit approval processes for obtaining professional development credit, CEUs, and graduate credit. Be sure to check with your local or state education agency to confirm the appropriate process.

B.A. Science (Physics, 5-12)

The Western Governors University (WGU) B.A. Science (Physics, 5-12) degree program, with its specialization in physics, teaches you the skills and knowledge in general science, advanced physics, and teaching methods necessary to become a highly qualified high school physics teacher.

Enjoy Your NEA Academy Benefits!

  • 5% tuition discount
  • Waiver of application fee for new students
  • Some NEA scholarships available
  • Discount not available for student members

What You’ll Learn -- Areas of Study:
This online physics degree program includes 13 domains of study, supervised practice teaching in an actual classroom, and completion of a professional portfolio.

  • Classroom Management, Engagement, and Motivation
  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Exceptional Learners
  • Educational Psychology
  • Effective Teaching Practices
  • Foundational Perspectives of Education
  • Foundations
  • Foundations of Teaching
  • General Education
  • General Science Content
  • Science Teaching and Learning
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Physics Content (Grades 5-12)
  • Demonstration Teaching (includes practice teaching)

Total Program: 122 Competency Units (credit equivalents*
*Less: Any competency units waived through transfer of prior college credits.

Get more information to start earning your Bachelor's degree today!


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