Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Science Education

Science Education draws upon science, psychology, and education to the teaching about and learning of science. In this program, students will learn of practices, crosscutting concepts, and core ideas of science and an in-depth understanding of teaching science to all children. In addition, students earning this degree will have an understanding of and experience in original research. There is a minimum requirement of 12 hours of course work in this area of specialization. In addition to the content specialization and core requirements, students select either a Research Emphasis or a Teaching and Learning Emphasis.

Note: This program does not meet the requirements for science certification.

Application Deadline

March 1 – summer/fall admission
November 16 – spring admission

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Science Education Program Comparison

 Hours
Science Ed Hours
Research Course HoursGeneral Ed HoursThesis or TreatiseTeaching CertificateGraduate Assistantship
Scholarship(s) Available
Part-time OptionGRE Required
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Research Emphasis
3615183Thesis


M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Teaching and Learning Emphasis3615615Treatise


Accelerated M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction (for TCU undergraduates)3615615Treatise

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Program Advisors: Dr. Molly Weinburgh and Dr. Hayat Hokayem