Master of Science

STEM Education

for Certified Teachers

Redefine STEM Learning.

Use a CCSU MS in STEM Education: For Certified Teachers (PreK-12) to design exciting curricula that engages and motivates your students. Learn to teach science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through Problem Based Learning (PBL) methods that create meaningful learning experiences and prepare your students for future educational and career challenges. 

All coursework aligns with National and State content standards in each discipline and Common Core for Mathematics and Language Arts. The integration of science and engineering practices focus on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). 

Program Features

  • Starts every January and August  
  • 33-credit program
  • Attend part-time  
  • Classes offered evenings and Saturdays on-campus  
  • Completion in as little as 3 years  
  • Hybrid class option (50% in person, 50% online)  
  • Financial aid is available  
  • No GMAT/GRE required 


Did You Know?

A survey by global technology company Emerson found that while 6 out of 10 Americans are interested in pursuing STEM careers, fewer than 4 out of 10 felt encouraged to do so. Becoming a STEM educator can make a difference in the lives of your students.

What You'll Gain

  • Knowledge to become a leader in the emerging field of STEM education  
  • Enhanced interdisciplinary skills integrating scientific and engineering practices in the classroom  
  • Creative teaching strategies to engage students and heighten their understanding of how STEM impacts the world
  • Understanding of the role inquiry plays in curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  • Proficiency to apply the disciplinary core ideas of STEM to curriculum, instruction, and assessment in the classroom  
  • Tools to teach students how STEM disciplines are interconnected and can lead to creativity, discovery, and innovative solutions  
  • Ability to apply project oriented, experiential, and real-world approaches to classroom teaching and learning  
  • Opportunity to collaborate and learn from peers in your field