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Science Education, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Online
The purpose of the online M.Ed. in Science Education program is to enable K-12 teachers to become highly qualified teachers of science.
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Overview

The program requirements meet the needs of teachers who hold bachelor degrees in secondary science education, a science discipline, mathematics, elementary education, early childhood education or special education and teachers who hold alternative certification. The program consists of 15 hours of professional education core, 15 hours of science content core, and six hours of capstone.

All courses are available in an online format that meets the needs of teachers who are working full time. Courses include a variety of instructional activities including student presentations, including group projects, online video lectures, student analysis of online resources, discussion boards and opportunities for direct interaction with the Instructor via the Internet. The science content courses provide inquiry based instruction through hands-on inquiries at school sites, online simulations, and online data sources.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Investigative Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Nature of Matter
  • Science of Motion

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    Schedule 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. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • An earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Scores no more than five years old on either the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).
  • Proof of citizenship for a U.S. citizen born outside of the United States and for a resident alien. An international applicant for whom English was their first language and is the spoken language in the home must sign a statement to that effect.
  • Hold or be eligible for a standard teaching certificate or teaching license, or be accepted by the state for the alternative certification program.
  • Submit an application form that includes an essay addressing the individual’s teaching philosophy, personal goals, and career goals.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8205 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8205 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8205 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8205 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8181 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8181 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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