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Science Education

University of Pittsburgh

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
39898 USD/year
39898 USD/year
23530 USD/year
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About

Prepare for a rewarding career as a secondary (grades 7-12) science teacher with the University of Pittsburgh School of Education Master of Arts in Teaching MAT) program in Science Education.

Overview

This rigorous 10-month program provides a thorough foundation for teaching and pairs challenging coursework with student teaching across the school year to support candidates in developing the disposition,knowledge,and experience to thrive in diverse school settings.

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program in Science Education at the University of Pittsburgh offers students a rigorous course of instruction in grades 7-12, combining methodological course-work and practical experience in a full-year internship in a public-school classroom. Capstone courses that support learning from teaching culminate in a reflective teaching portfolio and project.  

Career Pathways

  • Alumni of the Master of Arts in Teaching  Science Education (7-12) program are employed as high school and middle school science teachers in public and independent schools in Pittsburgh, across Pennsylvania, and around the country. 
  • As they gain experience, some of our graduates have become teacher leaders and coaches and have returned to obtain leadership degrees such as the practice-based EdD in STEM Education or educational research-focused degrees such as a PhD in Science Education. 

Programme Structure

  • Our program is focused on research-based best practices that support all children to learn and is committed to fostering practices that further social justice.   
  • Candidates graduate satisfying the requirements to earn a Pennsylvania Instructional I Certificate and a Master of Arts in Teaching degree.  
  • In our program, students select one of the following areas of specialization in science: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, General Science, or Physics.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling; Priority given to applications received by January 15. 

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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).
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
100
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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications are submitted through the Pitt Education Online Application Form
  • There is a non-refundable application fee of $50 (USD) to be paid by credit card
  • Your online application must include (a.) a Goal statement, (b.) your resume or curriculum vita, and (c.) contact information for three academic or professional contacts to later be invited to provide letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    39898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    23530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23530 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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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Updated over a year ago

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