Science Education

General Information

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The Master of Arts in Science Education has one major: MA Science Education.  For more specific needs, it can be completed as one of 2 emphases within that major – Physics Education or Earth Science Education.  All  three options are available in a Thesis or Non-thesis option and contain the following course requirements:

 

Course Requirements

 

Thesis Option

Non-Thesis Option

Required Core

11

11

Electives

13

18

Research/Final Project

6

3

TOTAL

30

32

Required core courses are offered on a cohort basis, with new cohorts starting every odd numbered summer.  Elective course offerings vary substantially and are selected based on individual student interest or professional development needs.  Many students use electives to complete additional endorsements or dual credit teaching content requirements.  See the Course Requirements page for additional details.