M.Sc. On Campus Online

Science Education

Montana State University

24 months
382 USD/credit 5730 USD/year
382 USD/credit 5730 USD/year
283 USD/credit 4245 USD/year
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Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies in Science Education at Montana State University allows science educators of all backgrounds to gain knowledge and competence in the science disciplines of their choice.


Key facts

Montana State University's Online Science Education courses are offered year-round, allowing students the flexibility to design an online curriculum that caters to their personal and professional interests. During the summer, educators from all over the world have the opportunity to converge on Montana State’s Bozeman campus to experience science through popular field and lab courses that utilize the state’s diverse environment to teach scientific principles and provide models of field-based instruction. With an emphasis on science inquiry, Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and K-12 classroom-focused content, our courses are tailored to meet the needs of formal and informal science educators.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Terrestrial Ecology of Plains and Prairies
  •  Biology of Riparian Zones and Wetlands
  •  Understanding & Managing Animal Biodiversity in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
  • Birds of Prey of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
  • Wildlife Ecology of the Northern Rocky Mountains

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application and the non-refundable $60 application fee
  • Official transcripts from each university attended (MSU transcripts past 1988 need not be submitted)
  • Official entrance exam scores (GRE or GMAT)
  • Three letters of recommendation. Applicants will be prompted to submit contact information for each recommender during the online application process. The applicant should ask people who are able to judge the applicants ability to succeed in graduate school (e.g., one's undergraduate accounting professors, a CPA who served as a supervisor during an internship, other faculty). Please do not ask for letters of recommendation from family members, friends, roommates, etc.
  • One page essay about one's motivations for entering the program
  • International students must also submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores,a financial certificate with supporting documents, and degree certificates.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 382 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    5730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 382 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4245 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 283 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Bozeman

1099 - 2275 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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