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I am a 40-something high school science teacher with a degree in biology. I am very interested in obtaining a masters degree in physics. My undergraduate courses in physics and math are limited. Is it feasible for me to obtain a masters degree in physics?
 

Simon Bridge

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Welcome to PF;
Obtain the prospectus for the college you are interested in and read their requirements.
You may be able to cross-credit from your biology degree but you will need to satisfy the bachelor requirements for physics. There is not usually a lot of overlap between bio and phys,
The specifics will depend on the school and what you have done so far.
 
Welcome to PF;
Obtain the prospectus for the college you are interested in and read their requirements.
You may be able to cross-credit from your biology degree but you will need to satisfy the bachelor requirements for physics. There is not usually a lot of overlap between bio and phys,
The specifics will depend on the school and what you have done so far.
Ok thanks for the feedback. I will look into what I need to get an undergraduate degree and go from there.
 
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Classical Mechanics, EM, Quantum Mechanics + Math.

The "need a BS in physics" is nonsense, particularly at lower tier universities if you don't need a TA position.

But a better question is, why bother?
 

Student100

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Classical Mechanics, EM, Quantum Mechanics + Math.

The "need a BS in physics" is nonsense, particularly at lower tier universities if you don't need a TA position.

But a better question is, why bother?
This comment is unreadable. Just what're you trying to say?
 
Classical Mechanics, EM, Quantum Mechanics + Math.

The "need a BS in physics" is nonsense, particularly at lower tier universities if you don't need a TA position.

But a better question is, why bother?
I'm not sure I follow what you are trying to say.
 

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