Master of Science in Teaching

The Master of Science in Teaching (MST) is a content-rich, research-based program for current and future science and mathematics teachers offered by the Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (RiSE Center) at the University of Maine. 

students in a university classroom
A class taught by RiSE Faculty member, Eric Pandiscio

The MST program features the integration of content with research-based pedagogies and curricula in its required coursework and teaching internship requirements.  In addition to 26 credits of coursework, the MST program requires that all candidates complete a mentored teaching assistantships in two semester-long classes or laboratories at the University level on campus and complete a thesis project studying science or mathematics teaching and learning at the middle, secondary or post-secondary level.