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

Meet the high demand for leaders who understand innovative approaches to teaching and learning in STEM disciplines.

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.

In this program, you’ll deepen your discipline content knowledge and learn about:

  • Integrated and interdisciplinary approaches to STEM education
  • Authentic and culturally sustainable STEM pedagogies
  • Research-based strategies to improve student learning in variety of formal and informal educational settings
  • Innovative, effective, and engaging teaching methodologies

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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 17 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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