Expand your content knowledge and teaching skills in science.

Deepen your love of science with the online M.Ed. in Science in Education from Lesley University. Our hands-on, interactive program allows you to engage in scientific investigations and engineering problems while you expand your content, knowledge, teaching skills, and assessment strategies. You’ll learn how to apply what you learn to your current classroom. And you’ll study in a convenient, fully online environment with experienced faculty and engaged peers.

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Advantages

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

Outcomes

For detailed information about programmatic outcomes, please click here.

Program of Study

Graduate Academic Catalog

Course Type Credits
REQUIRED COURSES:
CNSCI 5100 Introduction to Physical Science
3
EDSCI 5200 Engineering STEM Solutions
3
EDSCI 6120 Physics of Mechanics
3
EDSCI 6110 Life Science
3
EDSCI 6115 Earth and Space Science
3
EEDUC 7117 Investigating Equitable Science Classrooms
3
EEDUC 6134 Science Curriculum Designed for Understanding
3
EEDUC 7115 Assessment for Learning in the Science Classroom
3
EEDUC 7122 Science and Science Education Research Seminar
(Capstone course taken as last course in program)
3
ELECTIVES (CHOOSE 2):
6
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: 33

Faculty Spotlight

Brenda Matthis

Associate Professor

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Bill Barowy

Associate Professor

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Cost

Tuition is $610 per credit hour.

*For a detailed cost breakdown please click here.

Admission Requirements

You’ll need:

  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • A personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation

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

Licensure Details

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has approved the Science in Education Online Master’s degree program to lead to Professional teaching licensure if you hold one of the following Massachusetts Initial Licenses: Initial Elementary Education (1-6) and/or Initial Middle School General Science (5-8).

If you do not hold a current Massachusetts teaching license listed above and you are enrolling in the Science in Education Online Master’s degree program, your program will NOT lead to an Initial or Professional teaching license or any other endorsement from Lesley University for licensure.

Program completion may lead to endorsement in other states. It is your responsibility to understand and comply with the licensure requirements for the state in which you seek to be licensed.

If you are interested in becoming a teacher and pursuing Massachusetts initial licensure, please contact our Office of Graduate Admissions at luadmissions@lesley.edu.

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