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Graduate Certificate in Secondary STEM Teaching & Learning Online

Choosing the right online university for your STEM teaching graduate certificate is an important investment in your future.

Explore Our Graduate Certificate in Secondary STEM Teaching & Learning

Stevenson University Online’s Secondary STEM Teaching & Learning Graduate Certificate is designed for current middle or high school math and science teachers. Expand your  knowledge and practice of inquiry-based collaborative teaching and learning. The STEM certificate online program will enable you to develop the tools necessary to design and deliver learning experiences for  students that are inquiry-, project-, and problem-based. 

The online STEM education certificate program provides you with the opportunity to collaborate with a cohort of math and science educators to plan and implement integrated, multi-disciplinary lessons that align with:

  • NSTA Next Gen Science Standards
  • NCTM Principles to Action
  • Common Core State Standards

Coursework can be completed online for this 18-credit hour cohort STEM teacher certificate program. Credits you earn through this program may be applied to the Master’s in STEM Teaching (MAT)

  • Courses


    Students must complete the following courses:

    • ED 605 STEM Curriculum Principles and Practices
    • ED 620 Literacy Strategies in the STEM Content Areas
    • ED 625 Advanced Literacy Strategies in the STEM Content Areas
    • ED 640 Methods and Technologies of Teaching Secondary Math and Science with a STEM Focus I
    • ED 645 Methods and Technologies of Teaching Secondary Math and Science with a STEM focus II
    • ED 690 Issues in STEM Education
  • Admissions Requirements/Tuition

    Admissions Requirements/Tuition 

    • Completed online application. 
    • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in a math or science discipline or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution, or significant coursework in math or science, and/or professional teaching experience in secondary math or science
    • Official college transcripts from all previous academic work. If the transcripts are from an institution located outside of the United States, students must submit an official course-by-course transcript evaluation from an organization that is a current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A member list is available on the NACES website.
    • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work
    • Professional resume including experience teaching secondary math or science
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Personal statement.
    Tuition Per Credit Cost Per Course (3-Credit Hours)
    $495.00 $1,485.00
    • Stevenson University Online has simplified the cost of your education by eliminating all fees. 
    • Students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid for this certificate program.
  • Master's Degree Options

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    Education Certificate Options

    Stevenson offers three distinct, fully-online graduate certificate programs for those interested in advancing their careers in either formal or non-formal education settings. Students can select from certificate options in:

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