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We have two teams to help you through the process.

General questions prior to applying can be directed to our Graduate Recruiters.

Once you have applied, questions about the application process should then be directed to our Graduate Processors.


Graduate Recruiters: Located in the Multidisciplinary Studies Building 4.01.52

Office Hours: 8 A.M. - 5 P.M.

Monday, Wendesday and Friday - virtual office hours
Tuesday and Thursday - in-person

 

Contact Us:


Email: Grad.Recruitment@utsa.edu
Phone: (210) 458-4331
Fax: (210) 458-4332

Book an appointment with a recruiter in-person or virtually .

Graduate Processors: Located in the Flawn Sciences Building 1.01.05


Office Hours: 8 A.M.–12 P.M.

Tuesday and Thursday - in-person

 

Contact Us:

Email: Graduate.admissions@utsa.edu
Phone: (210) 458-
Fax: (210) 458-

Send Official Transcripts to: graduate.documents@utsa.edu

Unofficial Transcripts and Other Documents for Spring 2022 can be Uploaded here! (requires UTSA
student ID in the form of abc123) if they have not been submitted as part of your application.


Unofficial Transcripts and Other Documents for Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 must be uploaded directly to the application.

 

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.

To meet the curricular requirements for the Graduate Certificate in I-STEM Education, students must complete 12-semester-credit-hours with a grade point average of 3.0 or above from the following courses:

Required Courses (choose 12 semester credit hours from the following courses): 12
Nature and Meaning of Interdisciplinary STEM Education
Inquiry in Interdisciplinary STEM Education
Equity, Agency, and Participation in Interdisciplinary STEM Education
Assessment in Interdisciplinary STEM Education
Advanced Topics in Interdisciplinary STEM Education
Interdisciplinary STEM Education Trends and Issues
Total Credit Hours 12

Admission Requirements and Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree with 18 credit hours in field of study or in another appropriate field of study.

A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for the last two years of work toward the bachelor’s degree

To maintain enrollment in the certificate program, students should maintain a 3.0 GPA throughout their tenure in the program.

Application Requirements:
 General University Requirements Must meet certificate program regulations.
 Application A completed Graduate School application, unless currently enrolled as a degree-seeking graduate student.
 Transcripts Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.
 Resume or Curriculum Vitae Not required.
 Letters of Recommendation Not required.
 Statement of Purpose Not required.
 Test Scores Not required.
 Evaluation of Foreign Credentials

All applicants including non-U.S. citizens (International), U.S. Citizens, and permanent residents who have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions are required to submit official transcripts along with an evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America

  • An approved evaluation requires a detailed course-by-course evaluation. Summaries will not be accepted.
  • Foreign credential evaluations must be received by the application deadline for your application to be processed.
  • Foreign Credentials Service of America in Austin, TX is the only accepted evaluation agency. They can be reached at (512) 459-8429, info@foreigncredentials.org, or online at https://www.foreigncredentials.org/our-services/apply-now/.
  • If you need a request form, please visit the FCSA website to access the form here.
Must meet international graduate student admission requirements
  • IELTS: Minimum score of 6.5.
  • TOEFL: Minimum scores of 79 or 60 for Internet or paper versions, respectively.
 Other None.

Contact Information

Student Development Specialist: Molly Miller

Email Address: molly.miller@utsa.edu

Telephone: (210) 458-7443

Degree Website: Learn more about this program here.

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/educationhumandevelopment/interdisciplinarylearningteaching/#i-stem