Master of Science: K-12 Science and Mathematics Education – Online
Now accepting students for summer 2013. Classes start June 24.
Oregon State University offers an entirely online M.S. in Science and Mathematics Education with a focus on K-12 education. This school-based master’s degree program is designed for practicing teachers who want to increase their subject-specific knowledge, and it also helps educators develop into curriculum, instruction and/or professional development specialists with an interdisciplinary approach to mathematics and science.
Using a design-based research model, the program continually changes and expands to enhance teacher learning with current and emerging 21st century technologies. The graduate program is offered by OSU's College of Education and delivered online by Oregon State Ecampus.
Graduates of this program are equipped for K-12 leadership roles within schools or districts, and they can also provide professional development in teaching science or mathematics in elementary, middle or high schools. Graduates are prepared for the new and emerging roles that support the integration of technology and its impact on science or mathematics curricula – coaching and mentoring.
The M.S. in K-12 Science and Mathematics Education degree is designed for:
- Licensed science or mathematics teachers pursuing advanced knowledge in the profession
- Secondary science or mathematics teachers preparing as secondary curriculum, instruction or professional development specialists, department heads and/or other supervisory or research-oriented positions
- Elementary or middle school teachers increasing subject-specific knowledge, preparing as curriculum, instruction and/or professional development specialists or coaches
- Entry into the doctorial program where the prerequisites for the doctorate are met, i.e. grade point average, teaching and/or supervisory experience commensurate with career goals and adequate background in basic science and mathematics subject matter content
The M.S. degree is an ideal fit for a variety of students with academic backgrounds in mathematics, the sciences, agriculture, environmental sciences, forestry, fisheries and wildlife, oceanography, ecology and more.
Teacher participants in the program will:
- Deepen their interdisciplinary content teaching knowledge and skills in mathematics and science with specific attention to the impact of appropriate technologies
- Increase their knowledge, skills and abilities to integrate technologies that enhance their students’ mathematics and science learning
- Become professional development leaders in mathematics and science in their schools and/or districts while integrating technologies that enhance learning and achievement
Program questions:Katherine RobertsonK-12 Online Master’s CoordinatorScience and Mathematics Education253 Weniger HallCorvallis, OR 97331-6508541-737-4376Katherine.Robertson@oregonstate.edu