Department of
Elementary Education / Early Childhood / Special Education

Graduate STEM Certificate

Robots and drones are just the beginning. If you want to bring hands-on, engaging STEM instruction into your elementary classroom, while at the same time increasing your own content knowledge, consider our new certificate program. This 12-hour program is for classroom teachers and teacher leaders who desire enhanced knowledge of STEM education in elementary and middle schools and is appropriate for educators who already have a master’s degree or those who have not yet begun a master’s program.

  • Fully online, 12-hour program with entry points each semester (fall, spring, summer)
  • Can be completed in three or four semesters
  • Make connections with educators across the state and nation
  • Credits may be applied toward graduate degree programs in various departments of The Teachers College pending advisor approval


Core Courses (12 hours)

EL726: Elementary Engineering and Robotics - 3 hours

EL784: Trends in Elementary STEM Education - 3 hours

EL802: Best Practice in Elementary Mathematics - 3 hours

EL803: Best Practice in Elementary Science - 3 hours

Total required hours: 12 hours


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