Central Connecticut State University School of Graduate Studies

Master of Science in STEM Education

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Program Duration, Content, and Course Delivery:

  • This 3 year, part time Master’s degree program consists of 33 graduate level credits including 24 credits in STEM core courses, 3 credits in math (applied), 3 elective credits in Science, Technology, Engineering, or math, and 3 credits in action research in STEM Education.

  • Flexible course delivery options are offered, including evening and hybrid options.

MS STEM Education

 

CORE COURSES (24 credits)

STEM 501: Applying Mathematical Concepts

3 Credits

STEM 506: Problem-Based Learning in STEM

3 Credits

STEM 517: Robotics Applications in STEM Education

3 Credits

STEM 520: STEM Practices in the Physical Sciences

3 Credits

STEM 521: Engineering Design in STEM Education

3 Credits

STEM 530: STEM Practices in the Earth/Space Sciences

3 Credits

STEM 540: STEM Practices in the Life Sciences

3 Credits

STEM 598: Research in STEM Education

3 Credits

OTHER RELATED/REQUIREMENTS ()

MATH: any 500 level content course with permission of advisor

3 Credits

ELECTIVES ()

Any 500 level Science, Technology Education, Engineering Education or Math course with permission of advisor OR SCI 580: Special Topics

3 Credits

CAPSTONE ()

3 Credits

STEM 595: Action Research in STEM Education

3 Credits

 

 

Total Program Credits:

33 credits



Course Cycling for Part-time students

 

Fall

Spring

Year 1

STEM 501: Applying Mathematical Concepts
STEM 506: Problem-Based Learning in STEM

MATH 500-level related requirement
STEM 530: STEM Practices in the Earth/Space Sciences

Year 2

STEM 540: STEM Practices in the Life Sciences
STEM 521: Engineering Design in STEM Education

STEM 517: Robotics Applications in STEM Education
Any 500 level Science, Technology Education, Engineering Education or
Math course with permission of advisor OR SCI 580: Special Topics

Year 3

STEM 520: STEM Practices in the Physical Sciences
STEM 598: Research in STEM Education

STEM 595: Action Research in STEM Education

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