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Science Education, MAT

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Athens, GA, United States
For students with a background in the sciences or closely related fields but not yet holding T-4 teacher certification, coursework leading to certification in a Secondary Science field (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Earth/Space Science, grades 6-12) can be pursued at the graduate level as part of this master’s degree option.

Overview

This degree program consists of 36 semester hours of coursework, plus fieldwork and related enrollments usually totalling another 18 hours (this can be achieved in a variety of contexts). This program presumes an undergraduate major in a core science area (e.g., Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology) or a nearly equivalent coursework background. Those with degrees in other science-related fields (e.g., Agricultural Sciences, Exercise Science, Allied Health Sciences) may need to do additional core science coursework at the advanced undergraduate level before beginning Science Education courses.

The programme

Recognized as a national research leader in the fields of mathematics and science education, this department combines the expertise of its internationally known faculty with the energy and innovation of its rising young scholars. The Science Education Program is committed to improving science curriculum and instruction at all levels, preschool through college and beyond. The program is determined to expand knowledge of teaching and learning, to disseminate this knowledge and to put existing knowledge to use in various educational settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Middle Childhood/Adolescence Education (Grades 5-12) Biology 
  • Middle Childhood/Adolescence Education (Grades 5-12) Chemistry 
  • Middle Childhood/Adolescence Education (Grades 5-12) Physics 
  • Middle Childhood/Adolescence Education (Grades 5-12) Earth Science 
  • Advanced Certificate: Education for Sustainability 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Application-processing fee
  • Transcripts
  • Entrance test scores
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Certification of finances forms (international applicants)
  • Any supplemental material required by the department

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24692 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24692 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8704 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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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.

Funding

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