The Master of Science in Science Education (MSSE) program offers unique online and
campus-based courses in all science disciplines designed for traditional and informal
science educators. Courses may be taken for professional development or to earn a
Why choose MSU?
Montana State University is a public land-grant institution and Montana’s largest
university. MSU is home to exceptional faculty and students who contribute to over
$100 million in research expenditures, with a large portion being STEM-related. Multiple
departments run research and community outreach through National Science Foundation
(NSF) grants and the university is committed to community engagement and improving
student beliefs regarding the learning of science. As an MSSE student and through
your Capstone Research Project, you will directly contribute to the vast efforts both
in Montana and around the globe to make science a critical part of a student’s education
at every level.