Create a Classroom of Discovery

The world is full of surprises. The more we learn about it, the stronger we become.

Expose new thinkers to the world around them with get an M.S. in Science Education, and fuel tomorrow’s next great discovery. This specialization provides you with knowledge of multiple scientific areas and skills to instruct students in science through a variety of learning techniques.

Like any great scientific theory, your course content will be research-based. NSU will add momentum to your career as an educator, focusing on Next Generation Science Standards as specified by the National Science Teachers Association.

Who Should Apply

  • Practicing science teachers who wish to obtain graduate degrees and increase their expertise in their current field
  • Individuals with bachelor's degrees in an education field who wish to obtain graduate degrees and increase their knowledge and skills in teaching science

Take the next steps to success. Apply for NSU’s Master of Science in Science Education.

Quick Facts

Tuition
Tuition for the degree program is $1,065 per credit hour.
Curriculum
NSU’s M.S. in Science Education program is 36 total credits to complete.
Delivery Options
Coursework for the Masters in Science Education is available online and at many of the NSU campuses through evening or weekend classes.
Application Deadlines
Applications for admission are accepted online and on a rolling basis for all graduate programs throughout the calendar year.

M.S. in Education - Science Education

Program Requirements (36 credits)
Credits
CUR 0526
Educational Research for Practitioners (CUR 0526 / Credits: 3 )
3
EDU 0503
Classroom Management and Organization (EDU 0503 / Credits: 3 )
3
SCI 0523
Methods in Science Education (SCI 0523 / Credits: 3 )
3
SCI 0600
Foundations of Physical Science for Teachers (SCI 0600 / Credits: 3 )
3
SCI 0601
Inquiry-Based Space Science for Teachers (SCI 0601 / Credits: 3 )
3
SCI 0602
Teaching Comprehensive Ocean Science (SCI 0602 / Credits: 3 )
3
SCI 0603
Teaching Inquiry-Based Life Science (SCI 0603 / Credits: 3 )
3
SCI 0604
Teaching Chemistry: An Activity-Based Study of Matter and Energy (SCI 0604 / Credits: 3 )
3
SCI 0605
Interdisciplinary Earth Science for Teachers (SCI 0605 / Credits: 3 )
3
Elective
Select a Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice master's level course (Elective / Credits: 3 )
3
Elective
Select a Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice master's level course (Elective / Credits: 3 )
3
SCI 0699
Applied Professional Experience in Science Education (SCI 0699 / Credits: 3 )
3

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