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Master of Science Teaching Program : Application Procedures

Application Deadlines Oct 1 for January admission; Jan 1 for Fall admission

Prospective students should apply online through https://gradapply.rice.edu/.

The GRE exam is required for admission (the Advanced Physics test is not required). Three letters of recommendation are required (be sure that your letter-writer includes a paragraph and doesn't simply fill out the numerical scores). Be sure to specify the M.S.T. program (deadlines and requirements may be different from the normal research-based graduate program), and specify which content focus you desire (e.g. middle school science, High school Astronomy or Earth and Space Science, informal education, IPC, etc.). Preference is given to teachers who have previously taken one or more courses or workshops at Rice University.

Please check out the "application checklist" for more details.

E-mail inquiries about the Physics and Astronomy graduate program at Rice should be directed to the Physics and Astronomy Department's Graduate Admissions Coordinator. Telephone: (713) 348-6348.

Direct correspondence to:
MST Admissions Committee
Physics and Astronomy Department
Mail-Stop 61
Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005-1892