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MA in Science Education

Science Education for Today's World at the University of Northern Colorado!!

Do you have a passion for Science?

If so, join the cohort in the MA in Science Education degree!

This master's in Science Education is a graduate interdisciplinary MA tailored for practicing teachers. It is presented online, making it flexible and convenient to attend around your schedule.

The goal of this Master of Arts program is to enhance the science and pedagogical knowledge of professional science teachers in the K-12 environment. Practicing teachers can obtain the degree in 2 years.

In this online science education graduate program educators will

• gain expertise in inquiry focused teaching strategies
• build understanding of diverse learners
• develop strategies to reflect upon how your teaching impacts your K-12 students,
• experience challenging graduate-level science courses
• improve your knowledge for the curriculum needs of your profession, 
• move yourself up your district salary scale.

Our graduate degree program is the least expensive master’s in science education in Colorado!

What science teachers are saying about the courses and the MA program:

"The instructors took inquiry to a new level. I like it!" Sarah Bruemmer, Greeley. Graduated Spring 2012

"The MA program is a great program that provides an oppotunity for working teachers to participate in professional development. The course schedule is flexible while still challanging and encouraging development." Ryan Miwa, Parker. Graduated Fall 2010.

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The MA in Science Education degree is a comprehensive program coordinated by the Science Education Programs, College of Natural and Health Sciences at UNC and offered through UNC's Office of Extended Studies. Also, more specific information can be found at Extended Studies UNC Online.

Students of the MA program will complete an Action Research project and a presentation for their Comprehensive Exam.

UNC Graduate School policy and forms can be found at the Current Student page.

For further information, please contact Wendy Adams, (wendy.adams at, or 970-351-2419.


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