An education major at Oregon State University enables you to become a proactive educator. The education program has several degree types and options.

Master of Science (M.S.)

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Education prepares candidates to be secondary science and mathematics teachers. Candidates work within a cohort of peers in science and mathematics education and are taught by faculty who specialize in and conduct educational research in science, mathematics, and equity. Upon completion of the program, candidates will have:

  1. A Master of Science degree in Science or Mathematics Education.
  2. An Oregon preliminary teaching license.
  3. One or more endorsements in Advanced Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Integrated Science or Physics.

It is also possible to earn an ESOL endorsement which includes additional courses and field experiences beyond the required number of credits.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

This is a research-oriented degree intended for doctoral candidates interested in becoming educational researchers and assume professional positions in a variety of settings, including colleges and universities, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. Candidates select from three Ph.D. options. All options are offered on-campus in Corvallis:

  1. Agricultural Education
  2. Language Equity and Educational Policy (LEEP)
  3. Science/Mathematics Education

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Any Term

Varies per concentration

Required Tests


Contact Department

English Language Requirements ?
  • TOEFL iBT: 80
  • TOEFL Paper: 575
  • IELTS: 6.50

Additional Requirements
  • Additional supplemental information is requested.

Application requirements, including required documents, letters, and forms, vary by program and may not be completely represented here. The processing of your application will not be completed until these requirements have been met. Please, before applying to this program, always contact the program office to confirm application requirements.

Application Process

Please review the graduate school application process and Apply Online.

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline for Masters applicants
May 15
Admissions Deadline for Doctoral applicants Ph.D. Science/Math and LEEP
December 01

for priority, final January 2

Admissions Deadline Agricultural Education

Rolling deadline

Options ?

  • Mathematics Education (M.S. and Ph.D.)
  • Science Education (M.S. and Ph.D.)
  • Language, Equity, and Educational Policy (LEEP) (Ph.D.)
  • Agricultural Education (for Ph.D.)

MAIS Participation

This program may serve as a primary, secondary, or third field of study in a MAIS degree.

AMP Participation ?

This program participates in the Accelerated Masters Platform (AMP)

AMP Contact
Carol McKiel
M.S. Advisor
College of Education