MASTER OF EDUCATION IN SCIENCE EDUCATION
All courses are available in an online format that meets the needs of teachers who are working full time. Courses include a variety of instructional activities including student presentations, group projects, online video lectures, student analysis of online resources, discussion boards and opportunities for direct interaction with the Instructor via the Internet. The science content courses provide inquiry-based instruction through hands-on inquiries, online simulations, and online data sources.
What Can I Do With a Master's Degree in Science Education?
- School Science Education Leader
- District Science Education Coordinator
- Science Education Coordinator in Formal Education (Zoo's, Aquarium's, etc.)
- Science Education Specialist for Organizations
- Science Educational Consultant
- Science Curriculum Writer
Did You Know?
"According to the National Council on Teacher Quality, "On average, a master's degree earns teachers an additional $2,760 in their first year of teaching compared to a bachelor's degree. This salary advantage expands to an average of $7,358 per year by the time a teacher reaches the maximum point of the pay scale."
- Essay concerning teaching philosophy, personal/career goals (1 page)
- Teaching Certificate/License or pursuit of alternative certificate
- If GPA is below 3.0 in last 60 hours, 383 or more on MAT or 288 on GRE
- Open Year Round
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*Fees include: facility fee, student activity fee, infrastructure fee, cultural/scholastic lecturer fee, student ID fee, technology services fee and remedial course fee, if applicable. NSU courses taught at off campus locations or online might have additional fees assessed. These totals are tuition and fee estimations per program based on the current catalog year. Books, supplies and some fees may not be included.