2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 17, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

STEM Education Certificate

A tremendous need exists in national and global classrooms for educators who integrate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). STEM educators help bolster the pipeline of talented individuals ready for 21st century careers. The STEM Education Certificate Program is geared toward K-8 teachers, librarians, media specialists, tehnology traininers, principals, instructional coaches, and others interested in meeting state and national standards while engaging students in STEM. This innovative program will help teachers integrate STEM into the classroom with research-based best practices led by expert educators in the field.

Required Courses

Candidates for the Certificate in STEM Education are required to take a total of 9 hours of graduate credit. Required courses are listed below.

An additional 4 credits of electives (1 credit each) are chosen from among a wide range of innovative courses. Options may vary from one summer to the next.


Candidates will select four (4) one-credit electives on specific materials, methods, chosen from among a wide range of innovative courses. Four credits required, chosen from many options. Examples of electives that may be offered include App Development for Teachers, Film-making in the Classroom,Robo Basics with LEGO Robotics, etc.