Welcome to the Master of Science in Science Education website! We offer unique online and campus courses in biology, chemistry, earth science, ecology, education, engineering, environmental science, land resources, microbiology, physics, and plant sciences designed for science educators. Courses may be taken for professional development or to earn a graduate degree.





MSSE is sad to announce that Dr. Peggy Taylor passed away Friday, December 2nd after a difficult struggle with cancer. Her warmth, inspiration and leadership will be greatly missed by faculty and students. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, gifts be sent to the Peggy Taylor Memorial Fund at the Montana State University Alumni Foundation, P.O. Box 172750, Bozeman, MT 59717.


Now accepting Summer 2017 applications!

Spring 2017 Registration is now open

New Instructional Resources Available


What have our students, graduates and instructors been up to? ...


Jessi Anderson, Jason George, Roby Johnson, and Jeff Wehr

MSSE graduate's Jessie Anderson of Montana, Jason George of Idaho, Roby Johnson of South Dakota, and Jeff Wehr of Washington state were awardees for the 2016 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science! 






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Joe Levitt

2016 MSSE graduate Joe Levitt co-authored an article published with Environmental Science & Technology