Education (Science Education), M.A. | University of Georgia | Athens, United States
12 months
24676 USD/year
24676 USD/year
8698 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This is a research-oriented Education (Science Education) degree at the University of Georgia that may be pursued by any student interested in studying issues in science education at the graduate level, whether or not holding science teacher certification. 


The Education (Science Education) degree at the University of Georgia does not qualify you for initial certification or an upgrade of existing certification. It consists of a minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate credit, including a thesis.

Science education at the University of Georgia College of Education emphasizes curriculum and teaching practices from the most current research, aligning closely with state and national standards, including those established by the National Science Teachers Association and the Next Generation Science Standards.

Program Highlights

  • Research-oriented degree requiring a thesis
  • May be pursued full-time or part-time
  • Not related to earning or upgrading teacher certification
  • Curriculum

    As a student in this master's program, you will take courses in educational research, teaching strategies, curriculum, integration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and other science education-related topics, in addition to graduate-level courses in your primary science content field. With permission of your instructor, you may take doctoral-level courses in science education.

    You may take most of your science education courses in the evening or during the summer, with some available online. Or, choose courses that may be offered during the academic year during the day. The capstone requirement for the degree is a thesis, the result of an original research project related to your interests.

    Programme Structure


    • Science Content courses
    • Curriculum and Instruction (primarily in Science Education)
    • Educational Research
    • Elective
    • Thesis

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    30 SCH


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GRE admission requirements GRE®

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Admission and Application Procedures
    • Readmission Procedures
    • Deferring an Application
    • Application Fee
    • A GRE score report is required for admission to the Science Education Program, which should be submitted directly to the Graduate School. There exist no additional requirements for entrance to the MA in Education (Science Education).
    • Transcripts and Academic Records
    • Entrance Test Scores
    • Letters of Recommendation
    • Non-Degree or Transient Status
    • Application Forms
    • Summary of Materials

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      24676 USD/year
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      Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
    • National

      24676 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
    • In-State

      8698 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 8698 USD per year during 12 months.

    Living costs for Athens

    720 - 1170 USD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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