Mon-Fri 8:00 - 5:00 (School Year)
Mon-Fri 7:30 - 4:30 (Summer)
1000 E. University Ave.
Wyoming Hall 453
Laramie, WY 82071
For current educators who are interested in becoming highly qualified to teach middle level science.
The Masters in Natural Science - Science program includes 30 hours of course work with a:
Teachers who are interested in this program, but not in holding a master's degree may complete the UW certificate program. This includes completing the 24 hours of core courses, which results in an institutional recommendation from UW to PTSB. More information on the completion of the certificate option and not the master's degree can be found here.
Summer 2016 (Classes start June 6th thru July 1st 2016)
NASC 5120 Earth Science in a Global Context (3)
ASTR 4000 Astronomy for Teachers (2)
NASC 5300 Classroom Assessment in Middle-level Science (2)
NASC 5400 Instructional Technology (1)
NASC 5130 Life Sciences in a Global Context (3)
ENTO 5601 Insects for Teachers (1)
SOC 4890 Global Populations and Environments (1)
NASC 5660 Standards, Pedagogy & Research (2)
BOT 4790 Field Techniques (1)
NASC 5110 Physical Science (3)
NASC 5600 Math and Stats in Science Teaching (2)
NASC 5510 Integrated Instructional Strategies (2)
EE 4800 Energy Policies and Impacts (1)
Am I certified teacher, who has taught for at least two years and is currently teaching?
Our courses are designed for current teachers who have had experience teaching in their own classroom. While we can make certain exceptions, we believe teachers get more out of our program after they have at least two years of experience. If you are uncertain whether or not you meet these criteria, please call or email us with questions.
April 1 at 12:00 a.m.
If this date lands on a weekend, then the deadline will be the following Monday at 12:00 a.m. If you have questions or are having any problems please contact SMTC (firstname.lastname@example.org or 307 766.6381) or Janet Renneisen in admissions (email@example.com or 307 766-3869), and we will be happy to help you.
Go to the University of Wyoming admissions website. Find the admissions graduate tab and either enter your UW username and password or start a new application. Once you have access to the admissions website complete all required information.
For the Program of Study choose Natural Science MS - College of Education (Middle Level Science) option
To complete the application follow the directions on the application page. You will need:
A $50 application fee - only paid once
A current resume
GRE scores or an alternative GRE portfolio
Three letters of recommendation
Transcripts from all colleges attended, must include a Bachelor’s Degree
A writing sample - sent by admissions
Proof of MMR immunization
All information is either uploaded or filled in on the admissions website.