Online M.A. in Education With a Concentration in STEM Education

You don’t need to be a math or science expert (or a current K-12 teacher) to be a leader in STEM education. Do it fully online—no GRE is required.

Earn Your Master’s in Education with a Concentration in STEM Education Online

It’s no secret that there is a need for STEM teachers. Multiple sources—encompassing industry experts, educational associations, and even the U.S. federal government—have identified the high demand for innovative educators who can teach, engage, and inspire students in STEM fields. And that’s where UTEP’s 100% online M.A. in Education with a Concentration in STEM Education comes into play.

Offered in a convenient format, the program is designed to meet the diverse needs of professional educators across Pre-K, elementary, middle-level, secondary, and informal educational settings. The expertly crafted curriculum will help you master the skills you need to become a leader in STEM education and equip you with the tools to grow your teaching abilities in STEM disciplines in your school, district, and beyond.

When you graduate, you’ll be prepared for advancement in roles across public and private schools, community-based organizations, research, nonprofits, and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). This program will also prepare you for advanced study (e.g., a Ph.D. or Ed.D.).

A bachelor’s degree is required to apply. A Graduate Certificate in STEM Education is available for students who complete the 15 credit hours of required courses.

*Note: This degree does not lead to state-specific teacher certification for those interested in teaching in private/public schools.

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  • 100% online
  • Designed for anyone who wants to acquire knowledge of state-of-the-art STEM education approaches
  • No GRE required
  • Highly affordable and flexible program
  • Tuition: $490/credit hour (in-state students) or $575/credit hour (out-of-state students)

Meet Selected Faculty

Bill Robertson

With more than 20 years of experience as an administrator and the same number of awards and honors, Bill Robertson is undoubtedly a prominent faculty member. He has recently been named Dean of the College of Health Sciences at UTEP and is well-known as Dr. Skateboard. As Dr. Skateboard, he merges his two major passions of education and skateboarding and has published several books and educational videos under this name. Science education, curriculum development and technology integration in the K-12 levels comprise Robertson’s academic interests.

Olga Kosheleva

Incredibly active in research across expertise including mathematics education in teacher preparation, curriculum development with focus on STEM integration and applied mathematics, Olga Kosheleva has more than 400 publications to her name in the past six years alone. Her primary educational goal is to inspire student-teachers to teach mathematics and science effectively, cultivating the same love for topics she had as a child. An interesting fact is that Kosheleva had a professor who was a research assistant for Albert Einstein.

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