Technology/STEM Education and Leadership
The STEM Education and Leadership Certificate, three completely online courses, involves the study, principles, and practices of implementing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and leadership at the public school levels.
STEM education has been defined as "a standards-based, meta-discipline residing at the school level where all teachers, especially science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) teachers, teach an integrated approach to teaching and learning, where discipline-specific content is not divided, but addressed and treated as one dynamic, fluid study." (Merrill, 2009)
This certificate requires 9 credit hours for completion.
Point of Pride
Courses completed as part of the graduate certificate program may also be counted toward the requirements of the Master of Science in Technology degree.
University Admission Requirements
A student applying to a graduate certificate program must:
- have earned a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college or university that is accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting association, or do so within one academic year
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions.
Additional Program Admission Requirements
A student applying to this program must:
- submit official GRE scores if GPA is below a 2.80 cumulative or 3.00 on the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework (use institutional code 1319)
- Fall Term — May 1 for International students
- Spring Term — October 1 for International students
- Summer Term — April 1 for International students