Master's Degree of Education for Science Teachers


333 South Street, Suite 400

Shrewsbury, MA 01545

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master's Degree of Education for Science Teachers

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Schools of Education at UMass Amherst and Lowell, in collaboration with the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the College of Natural Resources and the Environment at UMass Amherst, offer an online graduate degree program in science education to elementary and middle. The content of each course is based on the National Science Education Standards and Massachusetts Science and Technology Frameworks. Courses are developed using an inquiry-based, hands-on approach and are taught by experienced and motivated science educators.


UMassOnline is regionally accredited by NEASC, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (209 Burlington Road, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730-1433; 781-271-0022). In addition, many of each campus' schools and colleges are also accredited by discipline-specific agencies.

Eligibility Requirements:

You must have a bachelor's degree to be admitted to this degree program.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Availability of financial aid varies depending on course status and matriculation. Check with your advisor to determine your eligibility and application procedures.

Locale: Large City

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