Classroom Type: Online and on campus classes
Prepares licensed practicing teachers to think critically about the nature of science education from a research-oriented perspective. Graduates are positioned to be leaders in their communities and in diverse schools.
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling Environmental Sciences & Sustainability Science & Technology
Campus: CU Denver
University of Colorado Denver’s STEM Education MA with a concentration in science education prepares licensed practicing teachers to think critically about their contexts, their learners and the nature of science education from a research oriented perspective. Graduates are positioned to be leaders in their communities, and in diverse schools.
In this program students will:
The degree is part of CU Denver’s Personalized Professional Master’s Degree™. Join an innovative program that provides courses to deepen your expertise in the field of science education. At the same time, this Personalized Professional Master’s Degree allows you to customize your curriculum by selecting up to half of the credits of your program from courses outside your main area of focus according to your own needs and interests. Please discuss your course options with your academic advisor and your faculty advisor.
You can trust CU Denver to provide an education that will prepare you for excellence in your career as a teacher leader. The university and school are recognized for preparing leaders of distinction who value educational excellence and social justice. Additionally, CU Denver’s School of Education and Human Development is counted among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools,” making us one of the top education schools in the country.
Recommended Completion Time:2 to 3 years
Required Credits for Completion:30
We practice "rolling admission" and after your application is complete, we strive to notify you of your admission status in no more than two to three weeks.
The following deadlines are firm, early submissions are encouraged.
Fall Semester: June 1
Spring Semester: November 1
Summer Semester: April 1
Admissions Interview: An interview may be required as part of the admissions process. If so, applicants will be contacted with more details.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-315-6300.
We welcome applications from teachers who have a strong passion for scientific discovery. The experiential, inquiry-based nature of the program attracts individuals who want to take an active role in their personal and professional growth.