This M. Ed program is designed for candidates who seek to increase their, knowledge, skills, and competence in designing and teaching STEM and STEAM courses, to adequately integrate emergent technologies and/or the arts. With the overarching goal of offering diverse learning opportunities and greater access to STEM for all learners, this program employs culturally responsive teaching, project-based learning, inquiry-based learning, student-centered active learning, collaboration, and affective engagement to meet twenty-first century learning needs. Program emphasis is on STEM or STEAM lesson design and teaching, curriculum design, and assessment, and leadership development so that candidates will be prepared to meet the evolving needs of schools and districts in positions such as STEM/STEAM teachers, STEM/STEAM coordinators, instructional leaders, and curriculum developers. The program can be completed in 24 months and includes three courses that are eligible towards an endorsement certificate for teaching middle school mathematics. In addition, six credits in the core curriculum count toward meeting requirements for the 12-credit New Jersey Supervisory Certificate.
In addition to the University’s admission requirements:
*Applicants who do not meet the minimum GPA requirement may supplement their application with additional evidence in support of their academic potential for successful completion of the degree program. **Program directors have discretion to waive this requirement based on unique circumstances.
August 1st: Fall semesterDecember 1st: Spring semesterMay 1st: Summer semester*Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed on a space availability basis*International students are advised to apply by:April 1st: Fall (September intake)November 1st: Spring (January intake)December 1st: Summer (May intake)
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