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M.S. in Education - Science (Grades K-8)

Walden University



The online M.S. in Education - Science (Grades K-8) degree program from Walden University's Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership is an ideal program for any educator who is looking to further build their understanding of the core science concepts that are needed to teaching science at the K-8th grade levels.

As a student in this online science education degree program, you will work with a number of exerts it the field as you further develop your knowledge of the scientific process through completing hands-on, inquiry-based science investigations.

The online science courses in this education degree program cover a myriad of topics that are found within the field, including:

  • Listening to Children's Ideas
  • Classroom Facilitation
  • Curriculum Designed for Understanding
  • Formative Assessment: Assessment for Learning
  • Investigating Equitable Classrooms
  • Try Science
  • Investigating Physics: Motion and Forces
  • Biology Explorations: Explorations in Variation, Diversity, and Adaptation
  • Earth Science From a New Perspective
  • Ecology: Organisms, Nutrients, and the Environment
  • Engineering: From Science to Design

This unique online master's degree in science education was created in conjunction with the TERC, which is an educational research and development organization, The Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

All applicants have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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