Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education (STEM), MS

Central to Redefining STEM Learning.

Use a Central 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

Admissions Contact

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

James DeLaura
Professor/Department Chair
Technology & Engineering Education
Nicolaus Copernicus Hall

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.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Integrating and applying the practices of scientists and engineers into curriculum, instruction, and assessment for use in the classroom.
  2. Understanding the role of inquiry in curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
  3. Integrating the crosscutting concepts of STEM into curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
  4. Applying disciplinary core ideas of STEM into curriculum, instruction, and assessment for use in the classroom.
  5. Constructing a research plan and carry out independent research on a STEM topic.