Credits required
47-53 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 47-53 quarter credits are equal to 31.33-35.33 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Hybrid You can complete this program in a hybrid format that blends online coursework with in-person classes held periodically in Corvallis, Oregon. View the curriculum.
Start term
Summer

Master of Science in Education

Curriculum

Oregon State’s hybrid M.S. in Education program is comprised of a series of courses that emphasize research-based instruction, educational equity, innovation and community partnerships. You’ll work with community partners in public school settings during every term of the program.

Learn how to apply your newfound understanding of the connections between planning, curriculum, instruction and assessment to design effective learning environments that challenge and support a broad range of learners.

Degree requirements

This is a 47- to 53-credit program offered by Oregon State’s College of Education. Degree requirements and curriculum information are available on the OSU academic catalog.

For additional details and a breakdown of courses for the program’s one-year or two-year cohort, visit the College of Education’s website. You can also review the admission prerequisites by visiting the program's how-to-apply webpage.

Specialization options

By focusing exclusively on science and mathematics teaching for secondary grades, all of the core courses in the program’s two content specialization options are contextualized in the work of teaching science and math. You’ll choose between the mathematics education graduate option and the science education graduate option.

Sample course topics

  • Classroom management
  • Funds of knowledge in education
  • ESOL education
  • Analysis of classrooms
  • Inquiry in science and mathematics education
  • Math pedagogy and technology
  • Science pedagogy and technology
  • World views and environmental values
  • Algebra and geometric transformations

Additional program features

Internship

As a student in the M.S. in Education program, you’ll complete two 3-credit professional internships, one each in fall and winter terms, followed by a 9-credit, full-time student teaching internship in spring term.

Accelerated Master's Platform

Get a jump-start on your M.S. in Education while finishing your undergraduate math or science degree program. Earn graduate-level credits and apply those credits to both degrees as a part of Oregon State’s Accelerated Master’s Platform. Note: Undergraduate students enrolled in Ecampus graduate courses will pay the graduate tuition and fees rate. 

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Notice: Oregon State University students may now take part in internships anywhere in the United States. Read more about Ecampus’ authorization and compliance.

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