The Science Education program offers graduate study for those interested in science education careers across a wide range of institutions in urban settings.
The program is divided into two strands:
- Strand A (licensure) is for students who want to earn a license (and endorsements) to teach high school science in an urban setting. With a focus on community relevance and social justice, it is unique among science teacher preparation programs nationally. Options include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science and physics. Strand A can be done as a one-year (full-time) or a two year or more (part-time) program.
- Strand B (non-licensure) emphasizes science education in urban settings for those working at, or interested in, not-for-profit science-related museums and organizations; or those seeking advanced studies in science, including those interested in eventually pursuing a PhD.