Master of Science Education

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The objective of the master's program is to provide practicing teachers, or individuals in education-related fields, with advanced education in the teaching and learning of science. These advanced studies will enhance graduates' ability to provide meaningful instruction in science; critically analyze and implement empirical research findings in science education; develop and evaluate curriculum; and become a leader in public school education at the state or local levels.


Required Courses (24)
MSED 502Advanced Strategies: Science3
MSED 538Inquiry and Problem Solving3
MSED 540Informal Education Practicum3
MSED 550Clinical Supervision in Science/Mathematics3
MSED 552Assessment and Evaluation3
or MSED 560 Research and Evaluation
MSED 554/555Middle and Secondary Level Science Curriculum3
MSED 580Adolescent Psychology3
Select a minimum of one course from the following:3
Teacher Education/Professional Development in Science3
Action Research I3
Inquiry and Nature of Science3
Elective Courses (9)
Select 9 credit hours of coursework from discipline-specific science courses9
Total Credit Hours33