Upgrade your teacher certification in the field of science and enhance your approach to instruction with the MEd in Science Education. Informed by current research, state and national standards, our program emphasizes curriculum and teaching practices.

Degree Type: Masters

Degree Program Code: MED_ESCI_ONL

Degree Program Summary:

For experienced teachers already holding T-4 certification, the M.Ed. is a professional degree designed primarily to enhance the student’s knowledge and skills in both science content and science teaching. It consists of 36 semester hours (normally 12 courses) of graduate credit, plus a capstone requirement of a Professional Portfolio designed to demonstrate the student’s advanced-level mastery of the knowledge and skills established by the National Science Teachers Association. Although the program may be pursued on a full-time basis, all required courses are scheduled during weekday evening hours during the academic year or weekday hours during the summer, in order to accommodate the schedule of the great majority of students who pursue this degree part-time while continuing to hold a full-time teaching job.

Recognized as a national research leader in the fields of mathematics and science education, this department combines the expertise of its internationally known faculty with the energy and innovation of its rising young scholars. The Science Education Program is committed to improving science curriculum and instruction at all levels, preschool through college and beyond. The program is determined to expand knowledge of teaching and learning, to disseminate this knowledge and to put existing knowledge to use in various educational settings.

Locations Offered:


College / School:

Mary Frances Early College of Education

110 Carlton Street
Athens, GA 30602



Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies Education

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