Master of Science Education

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 530Teacher Education/Professional Development in Science3
or MSED 562 Action Research I
MSED 538Inquiry and Problem Solving3
MSED 540Informal Education Practicum3
MSED 550Clinical Supervision in Science/Mathematics3
MSED 552Assessment and Evaluation3
MSED 554/555Middle and Secondary Level Science Curriculum3
MSED 580Adolescent Psychology3
Elective Courses (9)
Select nine credit hours of coursework from discipline-specific science courses9
Total Credit Hours33