STEM Education Certificate

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Graduate
Number of Credits to Completion: 12.0
Instructional Delivery: Online, Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 13.1316
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-2022; 25-2031
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The Certificate in STEM embraces the School of Education’s and Universities focus on STEM education. The program creates an opportunity for those individuals who want to gain further understanding of STEM and provides the comprehensive education needed to effectively teach STEM concepts, as well as integrates strategies within the curriculum to effectively enhance student performance in STEM areas. The primary goal for the certificate in STEM Education is to broaden and deepen students' understanding of STEM education.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
  • Completed Application Form
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate GPAs will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA
  • An essay describing why you are interested in pursuing graduate study in this field
  • International Students must submit a TOEFL score indicating a minimum of 600 (paper exam) or 250 (CBT exam).

Program Requirements

Required Courses
EDUC 840Theories of Individual Cognition in STEM Education3.0
EDUC 842Social Foundation and Group Cognition in STEM Education3.0
EDUC 844Creativity and Innovation in STEM Education3.0
Capstone course (select one):
EDUC 514Science Teaching Methods3.0
or MTED 519 Teaching Secondary Mathematics
Total Credits12.0
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