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A Master of Science is a one- to two-year advanced degree in a field of science, mathematics or sometimes social science. Many students choose to earn a master’s degree after earning an undergraduate degree in order to apply for higher-paying career positions. 

What is an MSc in Educational Practice? This type of program can help students prepare for a prominent leadership role in the field of education. Many programs seek to develop students’ knowledge of educational theory and research through application and practice. The study of research-based strategies, technologies and trends can help students improve K-12 learning. Course topics that may be found in this kind of program include educational methodologies, student diversity, educational issues, technology application and more.

Many students who earn an advanced degree in educational practice tend to have advanced critical thinking and communication skills. With a focus on research and application, these students often develop strong evaluation skills as well.

The cost of earning a master’s degree will typically depend on the number of courses required by the program. Students are encouraged to research program requirements to determine the cost of their chosen program.

After earning a master’s in educational practice, students may find themselves prepared for a multitude of higher-paying careers in the field of education. With this degree, students may pursue work in the K-12 grade levels and higher education in public, private and charter schools. More common career roles include working as an educational specialist, tutor, curriculum developer, educational consultant, principal, and superintendent. Some students may even consider pursuing careers in nonprofit organizations, museums and social work.

Universities and educational institutions around the world offer an MSc in Educational Practice. Many provide students with the choice of studying on campus, abroad or online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Montana State University

The MSSE program offers innovative online and campus-based graduate courses for practicing science educators. Customized study plans offer courses in all science discipli ... [+]

The MSSE program offers innovative online and campus-based graduate courses for practicing science educators. Customized study plans offer courses in all science disciplines and are designed to take into account the student’s background, interests, and career goals. Courses may be taken for professional development or to earn a graduate degree.

The 30-credit graduate degree program can be completed with over 80% of the course credits taken online by asynchronous, computer-mediated communication. The program of study may begin with online courses in any semester, or summer campus field/lab science courses at the MSU-Bozeman, Montana campus.

The study continues with online courses that students take from their homes or workplaces, and ends with a final campus visit for the presentation of the results of a personalized science education capstone project.... [-]

USA Bozeman
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Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 years
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
University of Stirling

If you already have some teaching experience or an education degree but want to learn more, this Masters course will be ideal for you. It combines a strong educational el ... [+]

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If you already have some teaching experience or an education degree but want to learn more, this Masters course will be ideal for you. It combines a strong educational element with a focus on Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). The design of the course also makes it suitable if you want to teach subjects other than English.

You’ll graduate with a solid grounding in the principles of language learning and teaching, as well as an understanding of research methods in TESOL. During your studies, you’ll be taught by TESOL professionals who have experience of working all over the world, as well as visiting local schools to learn about the pastoral role of teachers – particularly in relation to issues of difference, diversity and inclusion.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus