Online Graduate Certificate in STEM Education

Meet the need for highly qualified STEM educators in a 100% online, 15-credit-hour program. Bachelor’s degree required.

Gain Opportunities for Advancement. And Make a Greater Impact in Your Teaching.

STEM education is about more than science and mathematics. It’s about creating a practical framework surrounding innovative ideas. This is a set of fields that encourages creative logic—and it’s on the rise in both importance and popularity.

As the world evolves, the need for STEM students and STEM educators grows. Meet the need in a program that emphasizes integrated, real-world approaches to STEM education. You’ll learn to better engage students in inquiry-based education, as well as inspiring them to think critically and curiously.

To complete your certificate, you’ll choose one course from each of these areas: mathematics education, science education and a capstone concentration; you’ll also choose two courses in educational technology. No matter what grade you teach, you’ll be sure to find a course that fits yours and your students’ needs.

In only 15 credit hours, you can increase your impact as well as your resume. Become a leader in the STEM field by readying the leaders of tomorrow.

Bachelor’s degree required to apply. This program does not provide teaching certification.

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  • 100% online
  • Focus on practical application
  • Designed for teachers, administrators and other education-related program leaders
  • Focuses on educational approaches to STEM learning rather than basic STEM knowledge
  • Prepares educators of all ages (EC-12)
  • 5 courses/15 credit hours
  • Tuition: $490/credit hour (in-state students) or $575/credit hour (out-of-state students)

#1 University in El Paso

Best college, best value college and best professors (Niche).

Best University for Career Outcomes in El Paso

Highest average earnings and job placement rates (U.S. Department of Education).

100% Online

The flexible, fully online learning environment helps you advance your education while maintaining your current commitments.

Top 4.5% of Universities in the Country

Out of 2,800+ four-year universities, UTEP is one of 131 in the highest classification for research (R1 for top tier doctoral university with very high research activity).

Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI)

With a student body that is 83% Hispanic, UTEP stands out as an HSI — one of 569 in the country. Plus, it’s one of only 19 HSIs designated as an R1 top tier research university.

Low Out-of-Pocket Costs

Out of all U.S. doctoral research institutions, UTEP boasts one of the lowest out-of-pocket costs. More than $221 million is awarded in financial aid each year.

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