Graduate Certificate in Science in Education
Lesley University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Science in Education program teaches and inspires teachers to utilize “hands-on, interactive approaches to science learning” while emphasizing core K-8 science concepts and recent science research.  The curriculum is a combination of required courses and electives with required courses including Introduction to Physical Science; Biology Explorations in Variation, Diversion, and Adaptation; Earth Science from a New Perspective; and Physics of Forces and Motion.  Students can choose electives that meet their interests and backgrounds from topics that cover ecology, engineering, space science, and particles.


  • Bachelor’s degree, from a regionally accredited college or university, with a satisfactory GPA
  • Initial teacher license or signed non-licensure agreement
  • Official transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education

Geographic Restrictions

Not authorized for residents of Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky and Oregon