Advance your career with an online graduate degree from CSTL at NAU
The Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL) strives to provide cutting-edge, high-quality graduate programs that will utilize and build upon individuals science knowledge and experiences to support students in becoming innovative and highly effective science teachers and leaders in Arizona and across the nation. Our programs are designed for both in-service (already practicing) teachers and people seeking secondary science teacher certification. Our programs can help you:
- enhance your science content knowledge
- build your classroom practice
- obtain your initial teacher certification
- prepare for doctoral studies in science education
The MAT-S and MAST degrees are rigorous initial and continuing education programs designed for future and current science educators. The programs are unique in that they focus solely on science education allowing students to be part of a supportive cohort of high-achieving science educators taught by faculty who specialize and conduct research in science education. The programs are similar, but differ in whether or not you intend to earn a standard Arizona teaching certificate along with your master’s. Financial assistance is available for both programs.
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Graduate debt free
The Arizona Teachers Academy (ATA) at NAU covers all tuition and academic fees if you commit to one year of teaching in Arizona for each year you receive the Teachers Academy Scholarship. Graduate students are eligible for four semesters of support. Want to graduate debt free? Get more information about the Arizona Teachers Academy at NAU.