Curriculum & Instruction, Elementary Science Education
Elementary education teachers help children learn and grow and prepare them for the next stages in their education. The MEd in curriculum and instruction, elementary science education concentration helps you do just that by enhancing your teaching and classroom skills and providing you the opportunity to do research within your interest area.
Before you get started, you’ll need
- A bachelor’s degree
- The prerequisites required by the education college’s admissions policy
- Appropriate teaching or related experience
- Access to a computer, webcam, and high-speed Internet as well as basic computer and word-processing skills
Degrees You Can Earn
MEd in Curriculum & Instruction, Elementary Science Education: In addition to required courses in curriculum and instruction, you’ll take science-teaching-specific courses such as applications of physics for teachers, earth science, and science methods for teachers.
Your degree will culminate in the Application for Candidacy and Master’s Comprehensive Examination, which will cover the content of one education core course and the content of two courses within your major area.
Other Degree Options
If you aren’t sure elementary science education is the concentration for you, check out other curriculum and instruction concentrations.
Where Can This Degree Take You?
Well, where would you like to go? Teachers are wanted all over the state of Texas in public and private schools. Science teachers in particular are in great demand. With greater expertise in this area, you could teach and coach others in this specialty, be an education consultant at a regional service center, or take on the role of Science curriculum director or assist in writing Science education policies at the local, state or national level, or be an instructor at a community college. There’s a lot ahead of you. You can go anywhere and do anything—follow a path or forge a brand new one. It’s all up to you, and we’re here to help prepare you for whatever journey lies ahead.
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