Who typically enrolls in the MAE in science education program?
1. Practicing teachers who want to strengthen their abilities to teach science in a variety of instructional settings.
2. Experienced teachers who have the eventual goal of earning a doctorate in science education enabling them to work in a teacher education/science education program at an institution of higher education.
3. Individuals who plan to teach at the community college level. Requirements to teach at the community college level vary depending on the individual campus. Typically, individuals must have a minimum of 18 credits in graduate science. Candidates are encouraged to consult the community college where they desire employment for the exact employment requirements. These content area requirements are then be built into the MAE in science education program.