STEM Education - Engineering and Technology - Online and Distance Education

STEM Education - Engineering and Technology

 
Master's Degrees | STEM Education - Engineering and Technology

STEM Education - Engineering and Technology

Entrance Exam: Not Required

NEW for Fall 2019, STEM Education’s master's degree program has three areas of concentration: Mathematics and Statistics Education, Science Education, and Engineering and Technology Education. Each of these degrees has one shared core course; the curriculum for each concentration totals 30 credit hours.

This program may lead to Professional Licensure.

Eligibility

Required for admission:

  • Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Three references
  • Narrative written personal statement
  • Bachelor's degree in science or science education

Applicants select their subspecialty/concentration on their application and are routed to their subspecialty for review.

Cost

This master of education degree requires 30 credits. At 2020-21 tuition rates, the cost of the required graduate courses is $462 per credit for North Carolina residents and $1,311 per credit for non-residents. Thus, the total estimated cost for the program is $13,860 for North Carolina residents and $39,330 for non-residents. See Online and Distance Education Tuition and Fees for cost details.

Plan of Study

This master’s program can usually be completed within two years by full-time students and within three to four years by part-time students.

Key components to this program include:

  • It meets the requirements for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for advanced licensure for master’s degree
  • It has a curriculum that supports science and technology teachers applying for National Board Certification
  • Scholarship opportunities are available

Career Prospects

The program is intended for pre-college teachers (Grades 6-12), community college instructors and informal educators (e.g., museum educators) or others who work in areas of science education. The curriculum supports science teachers applying for National Board Certification.

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