Rejuvenate your scientific knowledge to maximize student learning.

Refresh your scientific understanding with the online Graduate Certificate in Science in Education from Lesley University. Our program incorporates the latest science findings into all courses for transfer into your classroom or school. 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.

If you have a master’s degree from an accredited institution and hold an initial Massachusetts teaching license in elementary education, middle school science, math/science (5-8), or general science (1-6), you may use this program to earn your professional license. To learn more about these and other licensure options, contact your enrollment counselor.

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Advantages

  • Maintain your current work and personal schedule by studying online.
  • Benefit from one-on-one academic advising.

Outcomes

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Program of Study

2015-2016 Graduate Academic Catalog

Course Type Credits
REQUIRED COURSES
CNSCI 5100 Introduction to Physical Science 3
EDSCI 5200 Engineering STEM Solutions 3
ELECTIVES (CHOOSE 3) 9
EDSCI 6120 Physics of Mechanics
EDSCI 6110 Life Science
EDSCI 6115 Earth and Space Science
EDSCI 6100 Green Chemistry
EDSCI 6105 Natural Disasters
CNSCI 5101 Investigations in Space Science
CNSCI 6104 Investigations in Particles, Fields, and Waves
EDSCI 6018 Learning, Design, and Robotics: Gateway to Critical Thinking
EDSCI 6125 Sustainable Engineering
EDSCI 6130 The Great Diseases: Teaching Infectious Diseases
TOTAL CREDITS 15

Faculty Spotlight

Thomas J. Vaughn

Adjunct Professor

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Yvonne Liu-Constant

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Cost

Tuition is $590 per credit hour.

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Admission Requirements

You’ll need:

  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • A personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A résumé
  • If you are pursuing a graduate certificate for professional licensure or endorsement in Massachusetts, you will need to submit your bachelor’s and master’s transcripts with a copy of your initial license.

We’ll help you get started by gathering your transcripts for you — and we’ll even pay any fees to get copies for you.

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