Master of Science in 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.

Curriculum

Required Courses (18)
MSED 502Advanced Strategies: Science3
MSED 540Informal Education Practicum3
MSED 550Clinical Supervision in Science/Mathematics3
MSED 552Assessment and Evaluation3
or MSED 560 Research and Evaluation
MSED 554Middle and Secondary Level Science Curriculum3
MSED 580Adolescent Psychology3
Thesis Research (6)
MSED 591Research and Thesis M.S.6
Elective Courses (9)
Select 9 credit hours of coursework from discipline-specific science courses9
Total Credit Hours33