Science Education (MA)

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Statement of Purpose
Department Application
Writing Sample

Master of Arts

This major requires as a prerequisite a bachelor's degree (teaching preferred) with a major in Science or in a specific science discipline. If a teaching license is not held, then obtaining teacher licensure is required by the time of program completion. This major is available on thesis and non-thesis options. A minimum of 30 semester hours, including 6 hours of 820:299 for thesis research and writing, is required for the thesis option; a minimum of 32 semester hours, including completion of a creative component, is required for the non-thesis option. Successful completion of a final written comprehensive examination is required for the non-thesis option.

Areas of Concentration Currently Available

  • Science Education
  • Earth Science Education Emphasis
  • Physics Education Emphasis

Admission Requirements

  • International Application for Admission
  • Official transcripts sent from your current and/or all prior academic institutions that you have attended to the Office of Admissions.
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average of a 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale.
  • Official report of TOEFL score (550/79 or above) or IELTS (6.5)
  • 1 Letters of Recommendation
  • Department Application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing sample
  • Department Specific requirements
  • This degree requires existing teacher license OR the completion of a teaching license and science endorsements by the end of the degree program.

Application Deadlines

  • Applications are received all throughout the year

Graduate Assistantship Requirements

  • Completed graduate assistantship and/or tuition scholarship applications forms should be sent with all other application documents
  • Application Forms:
  • Application Deadline: February 1

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