Master of Science Education
Developed by Lawrence Technological University, the Detroit Zoological Institute, Cranbrook Institute of Science, and Aquinas College. All courses are aligned with the Michigan Curriculum Frameworks and Benchmarks for Science and the DI standards.
MSE at a Glance
Sample Courses (Core and Electives)...
Realizing Your Goals
A Master of Science Education degree from Lawrence Tech provides:
- A comprehensive understanding of science and its links with mathematics for those with or without previous specialized science training
- Enhancement of classroom teaching and assessment strategies
- Access to community resources (e.g., Zoological Institute and Cranbrook Institute of Science) for science teaching
The opportunity to complete at least two courses each term
Asynchronous online courses
- Assistance with elementary and secondary certifications through Aquinas College and University of Detroit Mercy (contact email@example.com if you have questions)
Earning Your Degree
Master of Science Education degree-seeking candidates:
- Must successfully complete 10 three-credit-hour courses, including seven core courses (36 credits for DI)
- Must begin by taking the Introductory Seminar course
- Must complete the Capstone Project
- May transfer up to nine graduate semester hours (director approval; also for DI you might be able to transfer up to 12 graduate credit hours)
Scholarships for Admitted Candidates
All U.S. educators admitted to the program receive scholarships of $ 406.00 per credit hour for all program credits. These scholarships are not based on need.
Need-Based Financial Aid
Additional financial aid, based on need, is also available to graduate students. Michigan tuition grants provide a maximum grant of $2,750 each year. Need-based loans are also available through the Stafford Loan program for up to $18,500 maximum annually.For additional need-based scholarship or other funding and a financial aid application, contact Lawrence Tech’s Office of Financial Aid at 248.204.2120.
|"The MSE program at Lawrence Tech is an exciting and rewarding experience - not only because of the new knowledge and skills I have acquired, but also because of the wonderful people I have met through the program."|
--Betty Crowder, consultant, Rochester Community Schools, and Region 6 director, Michigan Science Teachers Association
Admission to the Master of Science Education program as a regular student requires:
- Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.0 (acceptable undergraduate work includes unrelated fields but at least college level science course; also for lower GPA contact director)
- Interview with program director
- Official transcripts of all completed college work, sent directly from the college Registrar Office
Resume that includes three professional references (name, title, position and contact info), teaching experience, and extracurricular activities
- Copy of teaching certificate if certification is sought
For more information about Lawrence Tech’s Master of Science Education program, visit Natural Sciences. You can also contact the Department of Natural Sciences at 248.204.3600, firstname.lastname@example.org or program director at email@example.com science education, integrated science, master of science education, teacher endorsment