M.S.Ed. in Secondary Education – Science Education Track

Science Education

M.S.Ed. in Secondary Education

Science Education Track

Pursuit of this degree will increase your knowledge of advanced methods for engaging learners in science. This degree can prepare you to advance as a teacher or to work in a variety of settings outside the classroom such as museums, zoos, or after-school programs.

For those interested in research and evaluation you can pursue courses to increase your understanding of research methods and learning theory.

If you completed an undergraduate degree and are looking to pursue licensure to become a classroom teacher, explore certification through the Community of Teachers or Secondary Transition to Teaching programs.

  • Application Deadlines
    Starting SemesterDeadline
    Fall Mar 1
    Spring Nov 1
    Summer Mar 1
    International students are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for their materials to arrive.
  • Admission Requirements

    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.

    Note: If you are currently enrolled or have applied in the past year, you should qualify for an application fee waiver. Click here for criteria and how to obtain the waiver.

    1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    2. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
    3. Completed online application that includes:
      • Personal statement
      • Resume (required from international students only)
      • Two letters of recommendation
      • GRE scores (required from international applicants only)
      • Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score (international students only)

    Learn more about how to apply

  • Program Requirements
  • Tuition and Fees

    Per credit hour

    IN Resident$450.93

    *Does not include fees, which will vary depending on the number of credits enrolled. Find more information and calculate your expected costs at Student Central.

  • Funding
    • Learn about the variety of fellowships and assistantships available to graduate students.
    • Visit Student Central for information about financial assistance.
    • Consult your employer about the availability of tuition reimbursement or tuition assistance programs.
    • Active duty military, veterans, and military families should visit the Center for Veteran and Military Students to take full advantage of available financial assistance and educational benefits.

Our faculty

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Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Development

(812) 856-8171
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Professor; Martha Lea and Bill Armstrong Chair for Teacher Education

Research Areas:
STEM Education, Making in education
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Associate Professor

Research Areas:
Science teacher education; teaching orientations; pedagogical content knowledge (PCK)
(812) 856-8168

Contact Us

Adam Maltese
ED 3054
(812) 856-8059

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