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Graduate Interdisciplinary Degree Program MA – Science Education Emphasis – Online

Get Started – This program begins every term

Applicants for Online Programs: please be sure to check your eligibility by state of residence.

Application Deadlines

Our goal is to make it easy for you to start this continuous enrollment program. We recommend that you apply at least 60 days before the start of your first semester, but you can contact the Program Coordinator to confirm upcoming deadlines and options for you to begin taking courses next term!

The Application Process

You will apply to the program and then submit additional materials:

  1. Apply to the UNC Graduate School
    • Choose Graduate Interdisciplinary:Science Education-MA as your academic program of interest on the application.
    • Follow all graduate school application steps for the application fee and submission of official copies of your transcripts (GRE scores are not required for this program).
    • International applicants: please read the additional steps below.
  2. You will then click on "Submit Supplemental Items" (or log back in later and choose "Bear App Profile") to submit the following in the online application system once you have completed your graduate school application:
    • Two letters of recommendation from individuals that can speak to your education and teaching experiences - the system will help you initiate a request to be sent to these individuals.
    • Cover letter identifying the science discipline(s) you are interested in strengthening, your educational goals and topics of potential interest for your action research.
    • A current resume

International Students

All international (non-U.S. citizen) applicants should mark Yes for "Are you an international student?" at the beginning of the graduate application process. In addition to any application steps listed above, you will also need to prepare the following for your application:

  • Demonstration of Language proficiency – either a Qualifying test score (TOEFL IBT: 80, IELTS: 6.5, PTE-A: 60) or a petition for exemption. UNC's institutional code for TOEFL is 4074.
  • Copy of passport bio page**
  • Financial Documentation** – we will need to verify that you can financially cover the estimated costs (tuition, fees, room, board, insurance, books, supplies, travel) of the time you will be in the U.S. Those applying to programs that last longer than 1 year will only need to provide proof for the first year at the time of application.

** = Items marked with ** are only required for applicants who will be coming to the United States.

For more information about UNC International Admissions and the UNC Center for International Education, please visit the International Admissions site, email grad.school@unco.edu, or call 970-351-2831.

 

Snapshot

Credits Required:
30
Time to Completion:
2 years
Tuition:
$495/credit hour

Delivery Options:

Program Coordinator:

David Slykhuis

970-351-1214

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