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1) Master of Arts (M.A.) in Science Education and a
2) Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree in Science Education
Graduate degrees available include a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Science Education – Comprehensive, a M.A. degree in Biology Education, and a M.A. degree in Middle Level Science (grades 6 –9). An M.A. degree in Science Education, non-licensure concentration, is available for those who do not wish to earn a teaching license. For example, those who have careers in community colleges or other non-formal settings such as museums, aquaria, nature centers, etc.
For those who already have a bachelor's degree in the natural sciences or a related field but wish to obtain a teaching license, the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree with science specialization at the middle grades level (6-9) or at the high school level (9-12) can lead to either a teaching license (Phase I) or both a teaching license and a graduate degree (Phase I and II).
Graduate student, Laura Yoder (above left), presenting a research poster at the North Carolina Graduate Education Awareness Day, sponsored by the NC Council of Graduate Schools.
Degree Check Sheets
- M.A. Science Education – Biology or Comprehensive Science Grades 9-12
- M.A. Science Education – Middle Level Grades 6 – 9
- M.A. Science Education – Non-Licensure
- M.A.T. Science Education – High School Grades 9 – 12
- M.A.T. Science Education – Middle Grades 6 – 9
Need more information? Contact the Director of Graduate Programs in Science Education, Dr. Rita Hagevik at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply today! Or for additional information and to apply, see the School of Graduate Studies and Research at UNCP.
Group photo: Graduate student, Laura Yoder, and other attendees at the NC Graduate Education Awareness Day, sponsored by the NC Council of Graduate Schools, 25 May 2011. Dr. Bill Brandon, Department of Chemistry/Physics, directed Laura's graduate research.