Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction - Science Education

Upon admission to the program, you will meet with your academic or faculty advisor to create a program of work. This will plot out what courses you will take each semester until you complete the program.

Total Hours: 30


Course of Study

 EDUC 5305  Effective Teaching and Learning for 21st Century EC-12 Students  3
 EDUC 5309  Advanced Teaching Models for Diverse Learners  3
 EDUC 5394  Understanding and Designing Classroom Research  3
 EDUC 5397  Implementing and Disseminating Classroom Research  3

Non-Elective K-12 Science Content and Curriculum Emphasis - Accelerated Online Program only

 SCED 5351  Physical Science: Properties and Changes in Matter  3
 SCED 5352  Physical Science: Force and Energy  3
 SCED 5353  Earth Science: Structures, Movement and Changes in Earth and Space  3
 SCED 5354  Earth Science: Water Properties, Distribution, the Water Cycle, and Weather  3
 SCED 5355  Life Science: Unity and Diversity of Life and Life Processes  3
 SCED 5356  Life Science: Cycles in Nature, Adaptations, and Environmental Science  3

Science Education: Post-secondary Emphasis

 53XX  Any six BIOL, CHEM, CIRP, GEOL, PHYS, CE, or EVSE courses at or above the 5300 level except for courses listed in the K-8 emphasis above. Courses should be chosen in consultation with program director.  3
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Program Director

Dr. Candace Joswick

Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education

Research Interests: Learning trajectories and progressions, classroom interactions and language, and technology



Phone #: 817-272-9620

Office: 414 Hammond Hall

Bio: Dr. Candace Joswick is an assistant professor of mathematics education, the director and PI of the grant-funded UTA Project ECHO® for Education, and Program Coordinator of STEM Education at UTA. Joswick’s research foci are include learning trajectories and progressions, classroom interactions and language, and technology.

Graduate Advisor

Berhane Doilicho

Graduate Advisor



Phone #: 817-272-2956

Office: 513 Carlisle Hall

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