Graduate Certificate in STEM Master Teacher

The STEM Master Teacher Graduate Certificate provides current K-12 science and mathematics teachers with 12 hours of credit-bearing coursework that offers advanced techniques and approaches to STEM instruction, curriculum, and assessment. The certificate focuses on topics of importance to local districts including best math and science practices.

Visit the program website for additional information.

Admission deadlines: Spring, Summer, Fall – Rolling admissions
Recommendations required: Two (2) recommendations
Prior academic records: Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be uploaded to your online application. Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.
Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be accompanied by an official transcript evaluation from an accredited independent evaluating agency. Please be sure you request a detailed evaluation that includes all course titles, credit hours, grade-point average (GPA), United States degree equivalency, and date of degree conferral. For a list of acceptable foreign credential evaluation services, please click here (https://www.naces.org/members).
Statement of purpose: In an essay of 250 to 500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study at The George Washington University, describing your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans. Also discuss your related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities and any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned in the application.
Additional requirements: A resumé and proof of valid teaching license required.
International applicants only: Please review International Applicant Information (https://graduate.admissions.gwu.edu/international-student-application-requirements) carefully for details on English language requirements.

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
Office of Graduate Admissions
Graduate School of Education and Human Development
The George Washington University
2136 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Contact for questions:
gsehdadm@gwu.edu ~ 202-994-9283 (phone) ~ 202.994.7207 (fax)
9:30 am – 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits, including 9 credits in required courses and one 3-credit elective course.

Required
CPED 6701Arts in the STEM Curriculum
CPED 6702Integrating Engineering in the Math and Science Classroom
CPED 6703Advanced STEM Teaching Methods
Elective
One of the following:
CPED 6367Perspectives and Research in Teaching Science
CPED 6370Perspectives and Research in Teaching Mathematics
CPED 8309Supervising Preservice Clinical Experience

Students may apply courses toward the Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in the field of Curriculum and Instruction.

Students may apply courses toward the Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in the field of Curriculum and Instruction.