Graduate Certificate in STEM Teaching

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.


Required Courses

  • CPED 6701Arts in the STEM Curriculum
  • CPED 6702Integrating Engineering in the Math and Science Classroom
  • CPED 6703Advanced STEM Teaching Methods

Elective Courses (Choose One)

  • CPED 6367Perspectives and Research in Teaching Science
  • CPED 6370Perspectives and Research in Teaching Mathematics
  • CPED 8309Supervising Preservice Clinical Experience
Assistant Professor
(202) 994-2007
Associate Professor
(202) 994-4516


    Prerequisites: Bachelors Degree
    Campus: Main Campus

Application Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Application Fee

*Additional application requirements may exist for international applicants

For more information on any of these requirements, please visit our Admissions FAQ page.

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Learn more about the Graduate Certificate in STEM Teaching program located on campus (202-994-8411).