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Master of Science in Education (M.S.E)
Offered By: College of Science and Mathematics
Graduate School
Application Deadline: July 1 for Fall Admission, November 15 for Spring Admission


The M.S.E. in Chemistry graduate program for people with a valid teaching license who wish to pursue an advanced degree with enhanced biology content. All candidates for the M.S.E. must take and successfully pass the Life Science Content, Earth Science Content, and Life Science Pedagogy Components of PRAXIS II exam.

  • Admission Process

    Applicants seeking admission into the M.S.E. in Chemistry program must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School and the specific program requirements which include:

    A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale or a 3.25 GPA on the last 60 hours of undergraduate work.

    A minimum 3.00 GPA on any previous graduate courses completed

    A minimum GRE score of 300 on the combined Verbal and Quantitative sections.

    In addition, applicants must have completed a minimum of 18 semester hours of professional education courses including the requirements for a valid teaching certificate based on a four-year teacher education program.

    Applicants who do not meet the requirements for a valid teaching certificate based on a four-year teacher education program will be required to complete the undergraduate courses required for such a certificate. These courses may be completed concurrently with graduate work, but must be completed before the student is admitted to candidacy for the degree.

  • Checksheets & Degree Plans


    Checksheets list all of the requirements and university obligations for degree completion.

    While the above check sheet is dated 2009-2010, it applicable to 2010-2011, 2011-2012, and 2012-2013.