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Graduate Certificate in ISTEM Education

Basic Degree Information/Description

The Graduate Certificate in iSTEM Education (Interdisciplinary Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is designed for graduate students from all disciplines who wish to focus on issues related to Interdisciplinary STEM Education. The goals of this program are:

  • To prepare educators to both teach and integrate STEM Education into curricula and programs for diverse learner populations
  • To increase STEM Education literacy for formal and informal educators

Program Options

This certificate includes approaches that explore teaching and learning between/among any two or more of the STEM subject areas, and/or between STEM subjects and one or more other academic subjects. Students in this program will encounter an integrated approach to a body of knowledge for current STEM educators, introducing them to the foundations, pedagogies, curriculum, research, and contemporary issues of each of the STEM disciplines as well as posing new integrative ideas, approaches, and instructional materials.

Students pursuing this program will complete the following 4 courses:

  • C&I 6613 Nature and Meaning of Interdisciplinary STEM in Education
  • C&I 6623 Inquiry in Interdisciplinary STEM Education
  • C&I 6633 Equity, Agency, and Participation in Interdisciplinary STEM Education
  • C&I 6963 Interdisciplinary STEM Education Trends and Issues

Admission Requirements and Prerequisites

Admission requirements and prerequisites:Bachelor's degree with 18 credit hours in field of study or in another appropriate field of study.

Transcripts:Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.

Specific Degree Requirements:See Catalog

Graduate Studies Application:Yes

Department Application:No

Minimum TOEFL Score (for International Applicants):550 paper/79 internet

Minimum IELTS Score (for International Applicants):6.5

Additional Requirements:International students and those with international degrees may be required to submit additional documents per our admissions policies and procedures. The Graduate School reserves the right to request any additional documents needed to fairly and consistently evaluate applicant credentials.

Contact Information

Student Development Specialist: Elizabeth Narvaez
Email: elizabeth.narvaez@utsa.edu
Telephone:(210) 458-7443

Graduate Advisor of Record:Richard Boon

Email: richard.boon@utsa.edu

Telephone:(210) 458-7439

Degree Website: http://education.utsa.edu/DEGREES/article/graduate_certificate_in_i_stem_education/

Funding Opportunities:

http://www.utsa.edu/geosci/scholarships.html

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Course Scheduling and Offerings:

This program is housed on UTSA’s Main Campus.

Between 4 PM and 9 PM.

Degree Catalog Link: http://catalog.utsa.edu/graduate/