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Applied Science Education

Science education is crucial, linked strongly to new discoveries, advanced research, and economic prosperity. Michigan Tech’s Peace Corps Master’s International program in Applied Science Education, a joint effort between the Chemistry and Cognitive and Learning Sciences departments, prepares you to fill the critical need for science and math teachers in the United States—and around the world. Gain experience working with different cultures while bringing science education to underserved populations of people.

Study Locally, Learn Globally

If you’re struggling with the decision about whether to pursue a master’s degree or enter the Peace Corps, our program—the only one of its kind in the nation—provides the right solution. You’ll receive an intensive and diverse foundational education, learning in Michigan Tech’s state-of-the-art labs and research facilities. Then, receive your Peace Corps placement and travel abroad, using your knowledge to serve the people and meet the needs of your host country. You’ll immerse yourself in a different culture and work with diverse populations, preparing you well to meet the needs of students around the world.

Course Work and Prerequisites