The online STEM education certificate program helps educators develop a consistent framework for advancing their knowledge on a range of strategies to teach and assess learning in STEM areas – allowing them to create interdisciplinary learning experiences with STEM as the point of focus.
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM instructors specialize in integrating these subject areas through project and problem-based learning. This encourages students to investigate and engineer solutions by providing evidence-based explanations.
Are you currently a working educator looking to become eligible for a variety of leadership roles and opportunities for advancement? Then earning a national certificate for STEM teaching may be the perfect next step in your career.
UC’s online graduate certificate in STEM education is designed for current educators who hold a teaching license or informal educators seeking professional development in STEM areas to more effectively teach STEM disciplines.
With a 90% graduation rate, students who earn their STEM certification for teachers online can expect to learn how to apply an interdisciplinary approach to integrate STEM into practice across disciplines.
Students will also learn:
After completing the program, STEM Graduate Certificate students can expect to be able to produce a STEM project-based learning activity and to adapt a current curricular or learning activity into an integrated STEM activity. Additionally, students will learn how to participate in a STEM inquiry learning activity and how to implement, assess, and monitor student learning during a STEM activity.
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There are a variety of payment options depending on your eligibility for Financial Aid. Please make sure you work with Financial Aid to understand your eligibility.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
Yes. Our online students are no different from our on-campus students in that way. You get a specific ID that you can use to navigate different systems at UC and for potential student discounts.
The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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