Graduate Certificate in STEM Education
The Graduate Certificate in STEM Education is a fully online, 15 credit program designed for teachers, administrators and other education-related program leaders seeking to engage students at all levels in rich and powerful STEM learning experiences. This graduate-level certificate provides professionals with deep knowledge content in STEM disciplines along with practical approaches to impactful STEM education pedagogy in various educational settings. [Coursework from the Graduate Certificate in STEM Education may be applied to the M.A. in STEM Education degree.]
|Mathematics Education [Select One Course]
MTED 5322 Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Teaching Math
MTED 5324 Authentic Assessment in the Math ClassroomTED 5319 Graduate Workshop in Education- Math Ed
Science Education[Select One Course]
SIED 5321 Science Tools, Standards, Technology & Safety
SIED 5323 Societal Context of Science Education
SIED 5325 Inquiry into Science Ed in Bilingual Settings
TED 5319 Graduate Workshop in Education- Science Ed
Educational Technology[Select Two Courses]
EDT 5372 Web Tools for Constructivist Classrooms
EDT 5373 Advanced Productivity Technologies for the classroom
EDT 5374 Pedagogy in the Technology-rich Classroom
EDT 5375 Technology, Assistive Tools and Issues of Access
EDT 7376 Assessing, Planning and Implementing Technology Programs
TED 5319 Graduate Workshop in Education- Ed Technology
Capstone[Select One Course]
MTED 5318 Current Topics in Math EducationMTED 5320 Research-based Practice in the Math Classroom
To apply for the Graduate Certificate in STEM Education program, individuals must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and they must complete the application process through UTEP’s Graduate School. Prospective students submit:
1) a resume;
2) a written statement of purpose describing personal and professional goals related to obtaining the certificate; and
3) transcripts from all previous colleges and universities attended; transcripts should indicate at least a minimum satisfactory undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.
4) three letters of recommendation
The admission materials submitted will be reviewed holistically to assess the potential of the applicant for this advance course of study. The successful applicant would typically have an undergraduate upper division GPA of 3.0 or higher that demonstrates focus on academics, a current resume that demonstrates basic knowledge or experience in education or education-related fields, and a written statement and recommendations that demonstrate maturity and commitment to the field of STEM Education.
Program Application Deadlines:
- To begin in Fall Semester, applications must be received by August 9th.
- To begin in Spring Semester, applications must be received by January 5th.
- To begin in Summer Semester, applications must be received by May 3rd.
To apply for the Graduate Certificate in STEM Education program, go to Graduate School Application, select this program when prompted and follow the directions provided to submit your application.
Certificate Requirements and Courses:
To earn a Graduate Certificate in STEM Education, UTEP requires for graduation: 1) successful completion of 15 hours of required coursework with a grade of “C” or better; and 2) a final GPA of 3.0 or higher [Graduate School Requirement].
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