Dec 06, 2021  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

STEM K-12 Education, Graduate Certificate*

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General Program Information

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

The certificate aligns closely with the Masters in Education in Curriculum & Instruction. 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. All credits must meet GPA requirements and must be within the 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.

Articulation Agreement

Students who have completed the STEM K-12 Education Graduate Certificate and subsequently are admitted to the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction may apply up to twelve (12) credits from the STEM K-12 Education Certificate Program.

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

Required Courses 12 credits
TOTAL 12 credits

Gainful Employment

*This is a Gainful Employment Program. For information about Gainful Employment programs, please see

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