Dec 10, 2018  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog

STEM K-12 Education, Graduate Certificate*


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General Program Information


Graduate School Contact:
Fiona Goodyear; goodyear@etsu.edu; (423) 439-6148

Laura Robertson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Coordinator

509-F Warf Pickel Hall
PO Box 70301
(423) 439-7678
email: robertle@etsu.edu

The certificate aligns closely with the Masters in Education concentrations in Secondary Teaching, Occupational Education, and Elementary Education. A student who wishes to pursue an ETSU master’s degree in education concurrently with the certificate must also apply and be admitted to the degree program. A student who completes the Certificate in STEM K-12 Education and later wishes to pursue a concentration Secondary Education or Occupational Education may apply up to 15 credits upon approval from the graduate coordinator and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies. A student who completes the Certificate in STEM K-12 Education and later wishes to pursue a concentration in Elementary Education may apply up to 6 credits upon approval from the graduate coordinator. All credits must meet GPA requirements and must be within the six-year matriculation limit.

Admission Requirements


In addition to the requirements of the School of Graduate Studies:

  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Submission of a 2-page essay outlining past experience with STEM education and goals beyond achieving the certificate in STEM PreK-12 Education.

STEM K-12 Education, Graduate Certificate Degree Requirements: 15 credits


Requirements 12 credits
Advisor Approved Electives 3 credits
TOTAL 15 credits

Advisor Approved Electives: 3 credits


Choose one of the following:

Gainful Employment


*This is a Gainful Employment Program. For information about Gainful Employment programs, please see https://www.etsu.edu/gradstud/gainfulemployment/stemk-12.html

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