Jun 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

STEM K-12 Education, Graduate Certificate*


General Program Information


Laura Robertson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator
509-F Warf Pickel Hall
PO Box 70301
(423) 439-7678
email: robertle@etsu.edu

This 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 Requirements: 15 credits


Required Courses 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/documents/gainfulemployment/stem
_k_12_graduate_certificate.pdf