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Science in Education: Professional License or Non-Licensure

Master of Education (M.Ed.), online graduate program

Expand your teaching skills in science.

Deepen your understanding of science with Lesley University’s online master’s in science education. Our hands-on, interactive program allows you to engage in scientific investigations and engineering problems while you develop your content, knowledge, teaching skills, and assessment strategies. You’ll learn how to apply what you learn to your current classroom, bringing new skills and approaches that improve content delivery and help your students succeed.

This program features a curriculum that combines a comprehensive survey of science content with strategies for assessment, retention, equitable learning, and more. With coursework grounded in the latest educational theory, you’ll study topics like:

  • Physical science
  • STEM
  • Life science
  • Earth and space
  • Research
  • Mechanics

You can also choose relevant electives that help you specialize your learning in areas like green chemistry, robotics, and sustainable engineering, so you’ll get experience that prepares you for the 21st-century classroom. When you take a hands-on, inquiry-based approach to teaching elementary and middle school science, you can broaden the minds of your students and motivate them to achieve.

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Program Structure

100% Online

33 Credits, Accelerated 8-week Terms
What are the benefits of earning a degree online?

Because this program is offered in a convenient online format, 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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Program Cost Description
Total approximate cost for this master’s degree program.
Science in Education: Professional License or Non-Licensure
  • Tuition
    $625/credit x 33
    $20,625
  • Fees
    Technology Fee
    $330
    Registration Fee
    $220
    Map ePortfolio Fee
    $150
    Degree Completion Fee
    $75
  • 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 master's degree 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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