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Master in Science of Education in Science and Mathematics

The mission of the Master in Science of Education in Science and Mathematics of the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is to develop professionals that are highly qualified to teach mathematics and science. The Education program promotes the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills to improve the quality and effectiveness of the teaching and learning processes. The curriculum provides the opportunity to combine the theoretical principles of pedagogy and the process of hands-on research, according to the area of interest.

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Description

The mission of the Master in Science of Education in Science and Mathematics of the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is to develop professionals that are highly qualified to teach mathematics and science. The Education program promotes the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills to improve the quality and effectiveness of the teaching and learning processes.

The curriculum provides the opportunity to combine the theoretical principles of pedagogy and the process of hands-on research, according to the area of interest. The program is aimed at professionals interested in improving their teaching skills in primary and secondary-level natural sciences and mathematics.

Vision

The Department of Education at PUPR strives to develop education specialists who will be active teachers, students for life, and highly efficient and dedicated educators.

Mission

The mission of the Department of Education is to serve society by preparing education professionals who will be subject specialists with the social and cultural disposition, the humane sensibility, the ethical values, and the skills and knowledge necessary to be highly efficient teachers.

Objective

To satisfy the demand for certified teachers who are highly qualified in the areas of science and mathematics for the public and private education fields in Puerto Rico.

Making a Difference

This program directly responds to the curricular needs in primary, secondary and institutional education. It is aimed at certified teachers with degrees in other subjects, and teachers with a Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Sciences and Mathematics who wish to further widen their knowledge on the field.

Benefits

Students who already have a Bachelor’s Degree in any area may take Education classes at the PUPR.

Academic Offering

 Master in Science of Education in Science and Mathematics

  • Primary Education in Science and Mathematics
  • Secondary Education in Science
  • Secondary Education in Mathematics

Courses and Credits per Module

  • Six Education Courses, equivalent to 18 credits
  • Six Concentration Courses, equivalent to 18 credits
  • Total credits required to complete the program: 36

 

M.S. of Education in Natural Sciences and Mathematics Flowchart

Admission Criteria

Have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Faculty

Our faculty members have extensive experience in teaching math and science courses, and they’re thoroughly committed to education.

Laboratories and Equipment

PUPR has Physics and Chemistry laboratories, a computer center, and a laboratory classroom prepared for education methodologies.

Accreditations

The Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is accredited by the following agencies: