Master of Science Education - Teacher Certification Option

The Master of Science Education (Teacher Certification Option) is designed for individuals who already possess a bachelor's degree (preferably in an area of science) and wish to pursue both a teaching license and a master's degree. This accelerated course of study allows the student to achieve certification and a master's degree in just 45 credit hours, instead of the 54 credit hours that would be required if certification and master's degree were pursued separately.

Curriculum

Required Courses (36)
MSED 300Instructional Methods/Strategies I3
MSED 400Instructional Methods/Strategies II3
MSED 450Professional Internship6
MSED 500Analysis of Classrooms II (Practicum and Seminar)3
MSED 502Advanced Strategies: Science3
MSED 538Inquiry and Problem Solving3
MSED 540Informal Education Practicum3
MSED 550Clinical Supervision in Science/Mathematics3
MSED 552Assessment and Evaluation3
MSED 554Middle and Secondary Level Science Curriculum3
MSED 580Adolescent Psychology3
Elective Courses (9)
Select nine credit hours from graduate-level science courses9
Total Credit Hours45