There's never been a more pressing demand for qualified science teachers, yet few university programs offer a cohesive curriculum that prepares teachers to create inquiry-based science classrooms.

Science Education Online (SEO) integrates cutting-edge educational methodologies with science content in subject areas ranging from biology and earth science to physical sciences. In this comprehensive, fully online program marked by its interdisciplinary hands-on approach, science teachers solidify their knowledge and build effective teaching strategies that they can immediately apply in the classroom.

The SEO program is approved for the following:

  • Elementary education professional license (grades 1–6)
  • General science (grades 5–8)

Science Education Online is a collaboration between the UMass Amherst College of Education and the College of Natural Sciences. The program is intended for elementary and middle school classroom teachers who wish to increase their science content knowledge and teaching skills.