Zachary Armstrong, one of UNC's online Science Education Master's program instructors, has been named a 2017 PhysTEC Teacher of the Year by the Physics Teacher Education Coalition.
This master's in Science Education (officially titled the Graduate Interdisciplinary Degree Program Master of Arts: Science Education Emphasis) is tailored for practicing teachers. It is presented online, making it flexible and convenient to attend around your schedule.
The goal of this Master of Arts program is to enhance the science and pedagogical knowledge of professional science teachers in the K-12 environment. Practicing teachers can obtain the degree in 2 years.
You will gain expertise in inquiry-focused teaching strategies, build understanding of diverse learners, develop strategies to reflect upon how your teaching impacts your K-12 students, experience challenging graduate-level science courses to improve your knowledge for the curriculum needs of your profession, and move yourself up your district salary scale.