This option is primarily for individuals seeking employment as science educators at universities with k-12 science teacher preparation programs.
Course work, minimum of 90 hours, is distributed as follows:
18 credit hours in SCIENCE EDUCATION:
17 credit hours in RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES
15 credit hours in EDUCATION:
10 credit hours in DISSERTAION/RECORD OF STUDY RESEARCH: DISS 799 - Doctoral Dissertation. A total of 24 hours of credit may be earned. Must be taken for a minimum of 10 hours of credit. Must also be taken for 3 hours of credit each academic semester after candidacy and enrollment in the minimum required by the department if not registering for a course or courses until the final copy of the dissertation is deposited in the Graduate School. A doctoral candidate in an externally accredited program that requires an internship experience is exempt from continuous enrollment while registered for internship credit.
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