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.
March 1 – summer/fall admission
November 16 – spring admission
Science Education Program Comparison
|Hours||Science Ed Hours||Research Course Hours||General Ed Hours||Thesis or Treatise||Teaching Certificate||Graduate Assistantship||Scholarship(s) Available ||Part-time Option||GRE Required|
|M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Research Emphasis||36||15||18||3||Thesis||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Teaching and Learning Emphasis||36||15||6||15||Treatise||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Accelerated M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction (for TCU undergraduates)||36||15||6||15||Treatise||✔||✔|