Science Education, M.A. | Online (optional) | University of Northern Iowa | Cedar Falls, United States
12 months
19928 USD/year
19928 USD/year
9296 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This MA program in Science Education at the University of Northern Iowa integrates theory, application, and content, allowing teachers to strengthen pedagogy and content knowledge, and to add endorsements to their teaching licenses if needed. 


Key Features

  • Our students in the Science Education program at the University of Northern Iowa learn how to teach science in a way that helps students construct their knowledge in alignment with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). This program builds a strong foundation in science content knowledge to complement research-based pedagogical practices. 
  • Graduates are prepared to continue on in the classroom as highly qualified practitioners. Many also continue with additional education, move into administration, Area Education Agencies or a state agency as science consultants or other leadership positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Orientation to Science Teaching 
  • Methods for Teaching Secondary Science
  • General Biology: Organismal Diversity
  • General Biology: Cell Structure and Function
  • Evolution, Ecology and the Nature of Science
  • Genetics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application form
  • A non-refundable application fee of $75
  • Educational transcripts from Bachelor's degree
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Letters of reference or a reference form
  • The GMAT is required to enter the MBA or the MAcc program
  • The GRE is required for some programs
  • A copy of the personal data page of your passport

Tuition Fee

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    19928 USD/year
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  • National

    19928 USD/year
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  • In-State

    9296 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9296 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cedar Falls

1119 - 1737 USD /month
Living costs

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