UMassOnline

M.Ed./Ed.S: Science Education Online

Address:

333 South Street, Suite 400

Shrewsbury, MA 01545

United States

Phone:

1-877-698-6277

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Ed./Ed.S: Science Education Online

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Science Education Online Master of Education-Ed.S is a graduate program offered jointly by the School of Education and College of Natural Sciences. Courses are offered from several departments to best serve the needs of elementary and middle school teachers. Program participants can earn an M.Ed./Ed.S through the School of Education. Massachusetts' teachers can earn Professional Licensure through completion of the M.Ed. and/or by earning 12 credits beyond the master's degree while enrolled in a Ed.S program. The master's degree is comprised of 33 credits and the Ed.S requires 30 credits. In addition, development is underway to add a 15 credit graduate certificate.

Leads to Professional Licensure for Teachers in Massachusetts in the following areas:

  • Teachers of General Science: Grades 5-8
  • Teachers of Earth Science: Grades 5-8
  • Elementary Teachers: Grades 1-8
  • Teachers of General Science: Grades 1-6
  • Teachers of Students with Moderate Disabilities: PreK-8

RESIDENTS OF ALABAMA AND ARKANSAS: The University of Massachusetts Amherst is presently not accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Alabama and Arkansas. 

Accreditation:

The University of Massachusetts campuses (Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell and Worcester) are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, which accredits schools in the six New England states.

Eligibility Requirements:

Bachelors Degree required

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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