Education Sciences, MS

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The Master of Science degree in Education Sciences creates professionals with an expert ability to use quantitative research to understand what works in education. It provides you with knowledge and skills to conduct and use research to address issues in education policy and practice. You’ll learn scientifically valid research designs, measurement, data management, data mining, and quantitative data analysis at intermediate to advanced levels. This program's research apprenticeship model will allow you to integrate coursework with experience while increasing your job readiness and value in the workforce.

The MS in Education Sciences qualifies for the STEM OPT extension for students studying on F-1 visas.

Time to completion

Total hours: 33

Time to completion: 4 semesters

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Locations & start dates

Tempe campus (fall)

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This program does not lead to teacher certification. However, it can prepare graduate students for doctoral credentials in education after graduation.


This degree program is designed to advance your career in roles such as:

  • Research and data analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Education leader and administrator working in research centers or agencies, school districts, state or federal agencies, university research centers, foundations, educational testing companies and more
  • Learning and development manager

Professional experiences

The Master of Science in Education Sciences includes a faculty-supervised research project followed by an internship with an applied project. The MLFTC-supervised internship will place you in a research institute, business or agency. This combined project/internship model allows you to gain experience applying coursework to current challenges in education while increasing your workforce readiness. For some working students, an existing job placement may be used as the site of your internship.

 Upcoming event

Attend a virtual information session to learn more about this program.

February 9, 2022

This 30-minute session will introduce you to our master’s degrees for professional advancement in education:
- Educational Policy, MA

Cost & aid

To get an idea of what you can expect to pay, view ASU’s standard cost of attendance.

There are many ways to reduce your costs, including scholarships and grants just for education students. Explore your options

Admission requirements

You must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

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