The Science Teaching Option at University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is designed for teachers aspiring to pursue a degree with greater emphasis on science content and less emphasis on pedagogy.
What you'll study
The Science Teaching Option includes Science Education courses as well as science, mathematics, and selected other content courses. The program is designed to provide classroom teachers with a strong background in science content balanced with knowledge of contemporary science teaching practice, and the sound application of research.
Who is this program for
This interdisciplinary program designed primarily for teachers who wish to improve their knowledge of science and improve their science teaching skills. The program is appropriate for teachers at all levels (K-12) interested in improving their science teaching or developing science program in their schools.
Note: This program is not designed to lead to teacher licensure.
- Social Foundations of Education Trends
- Master’s Research Project
- Mathematics for Elementary Teachers
- Statistics for the Sciences
- Functions and Modeling
- Graph Theory
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesEducation Natural Sciences Teaching View 3580 other Masters in Education in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Complete the electronic online application
- All applicants (international & domestic) pay the $60.00 application fee
- Obtain three letters of reference
- Submit one transcript from all institutions of higher education previously attended
- Prepare a career goal statement
- Current résumé (please include relevant paid work and volunteer experience where applicable)
- Complete a background check or provide an unofficial copy of teaching licensure
- Interview with department faculty member
- Once application materials are in, you will need to interview with a faculty advisor for the program.
International15464 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7732 USD per semester during 12 months.
National15464 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7732 USD per semester during 12 months.
In-State7748 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3874 USD per semester during 12 months.
Living costs for Colorado Springs
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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