Missouri State University

GGP

Earth Science Graduate Certificate

Earth Science Education Graduate Program

Earth Science Education Graduate

Why consider an MS in earth science education?

  • This degree is ideal for current and future educators with a passion for teaching the earth sciences in the high school classroom.
  • By having options for your course work and research, you will be able to fine-tune your education to meet your needs.
  • You will stay up-to-date on new research in the earth sciences and trends in education.
  • Flexible course offerings help you balance work and life.

Admission and Program Requirements

Entrance requirements

A student must hold certification to teach secondary education and meet all graduate school requirements.  Students in education-related occupations or professions other than secondary school teaching which require licensing or certification by state or national boards may be recommended for admission.  The student must complete any required prerequisite courses.  Such courses do not count toward completion of the degree requirements.

Prerequisite Earth Science requirements

A minimum of 24 hours in Science and/or Mathematics.

Earth Science requirements

GLG 701     Geology for Secondary Teachers I            3 hrs

GLG 702     Geology for Secondary Teachers II           3 hrs

Additional Geography and Geology course work          9 hrs

Total                                                                           15 hrs