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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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Our Programs


STEM Speaker Series 2020 Lectures:

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Tuesday, February 4          Dr. Maria Wallace
                                              Equity in Science Education  

Thursday, February 27      Ms. Natalie Harris                                              
                                             Ornithology: A Birds-Eye View of Young Longleaf Pine

Tuesday, March 10             Dr. Jessie Kastler                                              
                                             Marine Science Informal Teaching



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.