Education

Science in Education

Graduate certificate, online program

Expand your science knowledge to maximize student learning.

Refresh your scientific understanding with our online graduate certificate in Science in Education. The program incorporates the latest science findings into all courses. You’ll get a hands-on, interactive approach to the content and how to leverage it for improved teaching and learning. And you’ll study in a convenient, fully online environment with experienced faculty and engaged peers.

This program is designed for classroom teachers and other education professionals in grades 1-8. Coursework gives you the chance to take a hands-on, interactive approach to teaching and focuses on the latest classroom strategies and educational approaches. You’ll study physical science and STEM topics as you choose from electives in areas such as:

  • Mechanics
  • Life science
  • Earth and space
  • Green chemistry
  • Robotics
  • Sustainable engineering

At Lesley, you’ll develop a conceptual understanding of each subject and explore strategies that integrate new digital resources and technology in the classroom. Your students will benefit from your expertise as you prepare them to meet new education standards.

At this time, residents of Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, and Oregon are not eligible to enroll in our fully online programs. All others may apply.

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Program Structure

Online program, accelerated 8-week terms

15 credits
What are the benefits of an online certificate?

When you earn your science in education certificate online, you have the flexibility to study when and where you want. You’ll learn in a virtual community that supports you, with interactive elements like chats and discussion forums that keep you connected. With access to the latest online learning tools and educational resources, you can be sure you’re getting everything a Lesley education has to offer.

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Science in Education
Where you'll work
Lesley students go on to rewarding careers in a range of settings throughout Massachusetts and New England, including:

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Program Cost Description
Total approximate cost for this certificate program.
Science in Education
  • Tuition
    $625/credit x 15
    $9,375
  • Fees
    Technology Fee
    $150
    Registration Fee
    $100
  • Total
Estimated Cost

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Tuition and fees are subject to change each year, effective June 1.

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Total approximate cost for this certificate program. Tuition and fees are for the 2017-2018 academic year.
We are committed to providing you with opportunities to support your academic goals. Federal aid and a variety of other options can help make your education more affordable.

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