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Mathematics & Science Education

Science Education (EdD)


  • To prepare a cadre of teachers and administrative staff who are capable of providing instructional leadership and who possess skills in curriculum development and in research in the teaching and learning of science.
  • To develop in participants a sensitivity to the characteristics and needs of urban students in general, and African-American students in particular, and to the peculiarities of urban environments and institutions and the implications of these for the teaching and learning of science in such settings.
  • To effect positive changes in the teaching and learning of science at all levels of educational systems


Applicants seeking entry to the program must have:

  • A Master's degree in Science or in Education. Applicants whose Master's degree is in Education must have earned at least an undergraduate degree in Science.
  • Teacher certification is desirable
  • Minimum Undergraduate Grade Point Average of 2.6 and a minimum graduate grade point average of 3.0
  • Classroom Teaching Experience: A minimum of 3 years of teaching experience is desirable.