Graduate Studies

Master of Science in Teaching

The Master of Science in Teaching (MST) program is a content-rich, research-based, master’s program for secondary science and mathematics teachers. This program is designed to strengthen content knowledge through coursework, prepare for a Maine state teaching certification, and deepen knowledge of education research through the completion of a master’s thesis.

This program will prepare students to be eligible for licensure within the State of Maine. Visit the UMS State Authorization & Licensure page to learn more about the licensure requirements in other states and territories, in addition to the contact information needed to inquire further into the licensure requirements associated with this program.

STEM Education Ph.D

The STEM Education PhD is an interdisciplinary degree program for those who have an interest in improving the quality of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) education through research. The concentration is housed in the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) and governed by an interdisciplinary committee consisting of STEM education faculty associated with COEHD and the Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (RiSE Center). The program prepares people for faculty positions in STEM education research.