MS in Science Education

Note:  Effective Fall 2015 the College of Arts and Sciences has suspended admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree in Science Education, K-12 Certification and Master of Science (MS) degree in Science Education. Please contact Lori Armstrong at 535-2982 or for more information.

The Master of Science (MS) in Science Education graduate degree program is designed to promote science learning for teachers through the use of innovative teaching methods and authentic assessment strategies. For years, students like you have been working with innovative faculty to increase their knowledge and skills in the development, implementation, and assessment of science programs in school districts all across New Hampshire.

The 33-credit curriculum contains four core courses related to science teaching, including a capstone research project. You may select your remaining coursework from any science content courses offered by Plymouth State from biology to Earth systems and everything in between. Your coursework follows the National Science Education Standards and the National Science Teachers Association Standards for Science Teacher Preparation and you can expect to complete your degree in two years.

If you do not currently hold science teacher certification, you may be interested in the Master of Arts in Teaching, Science Education program.

Completing your degree at Plymouth State is more convenient than ever with courses offered on- and off-campus, evening and weekend class times, and intensive institutes. With rolling admission, you may start your program during any term. In fact, you may take up to 12 master-level credits before even being admitted to Plymouth State. Financial aid is available to qualified students.



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