2017-2018 Graduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog > Programs and Course Descriptions > Biology > Biology M.Ed.
30 credits — Thesis option
31 credits — Non-thesis option
39 credits — Non-research option
Purpose of the M.Ed. Program
The purpose of the M.Ed. program in biology is designed for students who wish to combine advanced work in biology with graduate work in education. The program is designed to enable students to obtain the knowledge, skills, and methods for teaching science.
Student Learning Outcomes
Field and Related Electives: Three semester credits in the M.Ed. program may be earned in courses taken in related areas such as mathematics, chemistry or physics.
1 - 3 credits
This program of study emphasizes the broader aspects of graduate studies in biology by requiring more courses in place of the thesis or research problem.
The student is strongly advised to have a statistics course before initiating the thesis or the research problem.
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