The Master of Education (M.Ed) in STEM Education degree program has three areas of concentration: Mathematics Education, Science Education, and Engineering and Technology Education. Each of these degrees has one shared core course, and the curriculum for each concentration totals 30 credit hours. The M.Ed in STEM Education - Engineering and Technology Education provides deep knowledge technology and engineering education with an emphasis on design and creative problem solving.
This program may lead to Professional Licensure.
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.
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
The program is intended for pre-college teachers (grades 6-12), community college instructors, informal educators (e.g., museum educators) and others who work in areas of engineering or technology engineering education. The curriculum supports science teachers applying for National Board Certification.