This is a research-oriented degree that is designed for students with a strong science or science education background.The degree does not qualify a student for initial certification. This is a minimum 30 credit hour program, including a thesis.

The M.A. is a research-oriented degree that may be pursued by any student interested in studying issues in science education at the graduate level, whether or not holding or gaining teacher certification. It consists of a minimum of 30 semester hours (normally 10 courses) of graduate credit, including a thesis.

Degree Awarded: MA

Degree Code: 243Y

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.

School/College: College of Education

Aderhold Hall
Athens, GA 30602-7101


Academic Department: Mathematics and Science Education

212 Aderhold Hall
Athens, GA 30602-7124

Graduate Coordinator: Daniel Capps


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