Science Education (EdD)
- To prepare a cadre of teachers and administrative staff who are capable of providing instructional leadership and who possess skills in curriculum development and in research in the teaching and learning of science.
- To develop in participants a sensitivity to the characteristics and needs of urban students in general, and African-American students in particular, and to the peculiarities of urban environments and institutions and the implications of these for the teaching and learning of science in such settings.
- To effect positive changes in the teaching and learning of science at all levels of educational systems
Applicants seeking entry to the program must have:
- A Master's degree in Science or in Education. Applicants whose Master's degree is in Education must have earned at least an undergraduate degree in Science.
- Teacher certification is desirable.
- Scores on Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller's Analogy Test
- Undergraduate: minimum GPA of 2.6; Graduate: minimum GPA of 3.0
- Classroom Teaching Experience: A minimum of 3 years of teaching experience is desirable.