Master of Natural Sciences Education
Colorado State University

Program Details

The online Master of Natural Sciences Education program increases science knowledge and competency in teaching science at the middle or high school level.  The curriculum combines science and education with research experiences to expand students’ knowledge in the areas of biology, chemistry, physics, and environmental science for use in middle and high school classrooms while also advancing instructional skills with coursework exploring classroom management, presentation skills, communication, and discipline.  Coursework also enhances research skills and understanding of the methodology scientists use and utilizes custom Science Lab Kits which are hands-on teaching tools and lesson enhancements that can be brought into the classroom immediately.


  • A regionally-accredited bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Licensed educator or practicing instructor
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission