Why study Science and Mathematics Education online through OSU?
The master’s degree in Teaching, Learning and Leadership with an option in Science and Mathematics Education is designed for K-12 educators who want to deepen their content and pedagogical knowledge
of best practices in the teaching of science and mathematics. The program prepares
graduates to balance theory, research and practice so they can challenge science and
mathematics learners in a variety of educational settings.
This 100 percent online degree program is delivered throughCanvas, OSU’s online learning platform. The program follows a suggested two-year, accelerated
completion sequence in which students take two courses per semester. This can be modified
The dynamic curriculum requirements allow students to take science and mathematics
specific courses as well as integrated science, technology, engineering and mathematics
(STEM) courses. Coursework preview:
Problem-Centered Learning in Math
Problem-Based Learning in Science Education
Elementary Statistical Methods
Teaching Algebra and Mathematical Tasks
Technology for the K-12 STEM Educator
Educational Leadership and Advocacy
Research Design and Methodology
Social Justice by the Numbers
Introduction to K-12 Engineering Education
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to submit application
materials at least six weeks prior to the start of the semester.
To apply to the Teaching, Learning and Leadership - option in Mathematics and Science
Education, M.S. program, complete the following:
Transcripts from all previously attended institutions, including an undergraduate
degree or minor in mathematics or science with a 3.0 minimum undergraduate GPA or
satisfactory GRE score (quantitative)
The federal TEACH Grant Program may provide up to $4,000 a year to aid students seeking degrees in high-needs fields
and who meet specific eligibility requirements. Students must sign an Agreement to
Serve and acknowledge that if the terms are not fulfilled, the grant will be converted
to a loan that must be repaid.