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Degree Requirements

Full course descriptions are available in the Graduate Catalog.

Master of Arts in Science Education, 30 hours:

 Course requirements  Hours
 Common Core
 Approved science education courses (12 hours) 6
 SCI 699  Research Methodology in Science Education 3
 RES 697  Research Paper 3
    or

 CRPR 698

 Creative Project 3

 Total Core Hours

12

Complete one option:

Option 1: High School (18 hours)
 SCI 690  Workshop in Science Education 0-9 
    and/or
approved course work in one or more of the following content areas: biology, chemistry, earth/space science (geology and/or astronomy), environmental sciences, or physics 9-18

Total High School Option Hours

18

Option 2: Elementary/Middle School (18 hours)
 SCI 690  Workshop in Science Education 0-9 
    and/or
approved course work in at least three of the following content areas: biology, chemistry, earth/space science (geology and/or astronomy), environmental sciences, or physics 9-18

Total Elementary/Middle School Option Hours

18
    

Total Program Hours Required

30

The student will conduct science education research and write a research paper (RES 697) or do a creative project (CRPR 698) on a science education topic. The research paper or creative project earns a total of three hours credit.