Education - Science Education

University of Findlay

M.A. Online
18 months
990 USD/year
990 USD/year
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The Education - Science Education program at the University of Findlay helps teachers take their classes into the schoolyard or natural area and give them the basic tools they need to identify common plants, insects, birds and miscellaneous invertebrates in this area. Collection and preservation techniques, as well as the ethics of collecting and research will be included.

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The Education - Science Education program at the University of Findlay is an individually designed, online course that can be tailor-made for the teacher regarding content focus. Teachers will choose two content areas to use as a focus and opportunities for educators to incorporate content into hands-on activities and methodologies into the classroom is part of the course work. 


STEM teachers from Northwest Ohio are invited to Findlay's campus to begin the process of developing novel curriculum to incorporate into their own classrooms. This workshop will showcase the importance of alternative fuels like biodiesel and demonstrate how the production and utilization of fuel from waste oil can make a significant impact on the Northwest Ohio economy and community as a whole. 

As a part of this workshop, participating education will receive:

  • Hands-on experience in the lab working with biodiesel production and testing
  • One credit hour of workshop credit through Findlay's Master of Arts in Education Program  
  • Expenses paid for related costs such as fees and meals
  • $1000 stipend for the purchase of equipment and supplies related to the incorporation of a new curriculum developed around this workshop

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biodiversity of Northwest Ohio 
  • Science and Technology for Educators 
  • Oceanus: Thematic Teaching 
  • Ecosystems and Society for Educators 
  • Astronomy for Teachers and Naturalists 
  • Science as a Way of Knowingnnquiry Based Science Instruction 
  • Advanced Methods in Teaching High School Science 
  • Modern Concepts in Life Science 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75 (required)
3 (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Supply a copy of teaching certificate(s) or license(s) when applicable. 
  • Possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or hold a first-professional doctorate when no baccalaureate degree was offered (e.g., Pharm.D., etc.). 
  • Submit official transcripts, which can be in the form of attested credentials from a University-recognized document verification agency, of all college-level work. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • per semester hour


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