APS is a leading voice for physics education and supports physics educators at all levels through our programs, publications, and resources. An education in physics can take students on a variety of career paths in industry, research, academia, and more. Explore physics careers.

Physics students in laboratoryFor Physics Departments

To support starting, maintaining and growing a physics department through student recruitment and retention, APS has initiated a number of programs and professional networks.

For Physics Teachers & Learners

APS provides resources for physics teachers and learners at all levels, including high school teachers, professors and other staff in higher education, and graduate and undergraduate students.

High School Educators

High School Physics TeacherAPS empowers high school physics teachers to foster a passion for science in their students and grow their profession.
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Faculty & Academics

facultyr1APS connects faculty, graduate students, and academics through resources such as mentoring and workshops.
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Student Diversity Resources

Vetja Haakuria and colleagues at the University of Namibia School of PharmacyAPS encourages diverse students at all levels to pursue their love of science through physics education and careers.
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Committee on Education

APS’s Committee on Education undertakes activities to advance physics education, as designated by the APS Council. These activities may include suggesting and supervising studies and programs to improve the cooperation between the educational community and other parts of the physics community.

APS Membership

APS membership connects physicists, educators, researchers, scientists, and students across academia and industry. Join APS Today

Public Outreach & Engagement

Through its webinars, courses, and other programs, APS's Public Engagement equips physicists to be effective science communicators. Learn more