Science Teaching, MA


Science Teaching

master of arts

Traditional Online

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Science Teaching, Master of Arts

The Master of Arts in Science Teaching degree (MAST), offered by the Center for Science Teaching and Learning, is a rigorous program designed for practicing teachers. Through this program you will deepen your knowledge of content and enhance classroom practice through a focus on research-based teaching strategies that make science accessible to all learners. 

The program is unique in that it focuses solely on science education, allowing you to be part of a supportive cohort of high-achieving science teachers taught by faculty who specialize and conduct research in science education. Our cutting-edge, high-quality program will utilize your professional experiences and build upon your content knowledge so you can become a highly effective secondary teacher and leader.

Please note: This academic plan does not result in K-12 public-school teacher certification.



  • Flagstaff

  • Traditional Online

Minimum units for completion 30
Additional admissions requirements Admission requirements above admission to NAU are required.
Thesis Thesis may be required by chosen emphasis or offered as an option.
Oral defense Oral defense is required.
Research Individualized research may be required by chosen emphasis or offered as an option.

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