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MEd in Science Education

Unlock New Horizons in Science Education

Go beyond the classroom.

Master of Education in Science Education

The University of Lynchburg’s Master of Education in Science Education enhances your knowledge in both science content and teaching methodologies. It combines advanced science education with practical classroom applications, supported by the latest research and opportunities for collaboration with seasoned educators. You’ll gain practical experience, develop leadership skills, and be fully prepared to make an impact in the field of science education whether you want to work in a traditional classroom, museum, non profit, or beyond. 


Amazing Facilities

Take advantage of our 470-acre nature preserve.

2 Years

Finish in two years.

Earth Science Endorsement

Opportunity to earn your Earth Science Endorsement when you complete the program.

Lynchburg’s MEd in Science Education program uniquely combines science and education, preparing you for leadership in education. With hands-on fieldwork at the University’s 470-acre Claytor Nature Center, our program links theory to nature, broadening your career paths and enhancing qualifications. This comprehensive approach not only boosts your teaching capabilities but also sharpens your scientific expertise. 

This program is perfect if you're looking to combine deep scientific understanding with cutting-edge educational strategies.

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What makes the Master of Education in Science Education at the University of Lynchburg Unique? 

  • Integrated Learning: Our program bridges the gap between science mastery and educational innovation, offering a cohesive experience that prepares educators for leadership.
  • Hands-on Experience: Field studies at the University of Lynchburg’s 470-acre Claytor Nature Center complement your learning, providing real-world contexts for scientific exploration.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Upon completion, students will not only be eligible to add the Earth Science endorsement to their teaching license but also be able to:
    • Develop engaging experiential activities that enhance student interest and knowledge in earth and environmental sciences.

    • Provide robust training across all earth science disciplines, connecting concepts to local, global, and international issues.

The high quality instruction and personal attention given to me by the faculty during my undergraduate years made it easy for me to choose LC for my graduate program. The opportunities and experiences provided to me during both programs have been critical in opening the door to success in my career field.

Carrie Francisco '02, '07 MEd. in Science Education

Earth Science and Biology Teacher, Pittsylvania County Schools

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