Graduate Certificate in STEM Teaching
Promote Growth in STEM Education
The GW Graduate Certificate in STEM Teaching provides licensed K-12 educators with an opportunity to expand their skills and methods for engaging students in rich, powerful STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) learning experiences. The 12-credit hour certificate focuses on topics of importance to local teachers and districts and also reflect key components of the CCSM and NGSS, including mathematics, science, and engineering practices.
Combine GW certificates and courses to create a program that's tailored to your vision. Earn this graduate certificate now, and continue on or return later to fold it into a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction.* You can transfer all 12 credit hours toward the master's degree.
*All requirements must be met and student accepted to the master's program
Graduate Certificate in STEM Master Teacher
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Spring, Summer, Fall
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits, including 9 credits in required courses and one 3-credit elective course.
Course List Code Title Required CPED 6701 Arts in the STEM Curriculum CPED 6702 Integrating Engineering in the Math and Science Classroom CPED 6703 Advanced STEM Teaching Methods Elective (Choose one of the following) CPED 6367 Perspectives and Research in Teaching Science CPED 6370 Perspectives and Research in Teaching Mathematics CPED 6370 Supervising Preservice Clinical Experience
To be considered for admission, applicants must submit the online application form as well as the following required supporting documents. There is no application fee.
- Prerequisite: Bachelor's Degree
- Transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities
- Statement of Purpose
- Two Letters of Recommendation
*Additional application requirements may exist for international applicants.