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STEM K-12 Graduate Certificate

What You’ll Study

Designed to build an advanced understanding of the integration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, students will engage with current research to learn the best practices in STEM teaching and learning. Students will design and implement lessons and units using an inquiry-based approach and build capacity in all STEM-related disciplines. Our program also supports an increased understanding of the historical, social, and cultural demands which often hinder effective teaching and learning in these areas. 

At Queens, you’ll work directly with faculty who have decades of teaching and research experience and have been in your current position as K-12 educators as well as coaches, facilitators, specialty leaders, and administrators. As professional developers, they work with school administrators and teachers in local districts and schools. This ensures they keep current on standards, best practices, and recent education trends. 

Our certificate program aligns with the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards and North Carolina Graduate Standards. 

Program Highlights

Number of credits: 15 credit hours

Average Completion Time: 10-12 months

Cost per credit: $550

Flexible Program: Online, hybrid, and in-person courses

How Can You Use This Certificate?

No matter your professional background, this certificate will position you for success and impact in a wide range of jobs, including:  

  • K-12 STEM Teacher 
  • Technology Teacher 
  • Computer Science Teacher 
  • High School Pre-engineering Teacher 
  • Math Teacher 
  • Science Teacher 

Highlighted Courses

  • Introduction to STEM Curriculum (EDU 575) 
  • STEM Educational Research (EDU 576) 
  • Advanced Science & Math Content (EDU 577) 
  • STEM Assessment & Evaluation (EDU 578) 
  • Leadership in STEM Learning (EDU 579) 

Program Contact

Joseph Campos, M.B.A.

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