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Center for Science and Mathematics Education

Why choose a graduate degree in Science Education?

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education offers graduate programs in mathematics education and science education. If you are looking to learn more about research in STEM teaching and learning we offer graduate degree programs in mathematics education and science education. Our graduates pursue tenure track and teaching positions at universities and colleges, serve as STEM curriculum directors and school administrators, develop programming for out-of-school organizations, museums, and learning centers. The M.S. program provides course work necessary to meet standards for an advanced teaching certification to teach at the postsecondary level, or work as an informal educator. The Ph.D. program provides course work and experiences to make career advancements, become university or college professors and researchers, and conduct research in formal and/or informal science education.

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STEM Speaker Series upcoming for Fall 2020:

Dr. Anna WanCOVID & STEM Classrooms

[Date Update] Zoom - Thursday, September 17, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Contact Emily.LymonFREEMississippi to register for this event.

STEM Speaker Series



from around the world have obtained their graduate degrees in Science Education since 1964.


sponsors the Region I Upper and Lower Science Fairs for 23 South Mississippi counties.


sponsors the Mississippi Science Olympiad State Tournament for the winning teams from three Regionals.