Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Graduate Level STEM Education

Whether you are already a STEM middle or high school teacher, teaching as a graduate assistant in a STEM field, or possess an undergraduate degree related to math and science, MTU has a program option designed to expand your STEM expertise.

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Applied Science Education—MS

Designed using Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards to enhance the teaching of current 6-12 science and math teachers, the Masters of Science-Applied Science Education (ASE—MS) is a minimum of 30 credits held online and on campus during the summer. Tuition rate for the ASE—MS is 35 percent less than the standard Michigan Tech graduate tuition rate.

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Teacher Professional Development 

Designed for current 6-12 science and math educators for professional advancement and teaching certificate renewal credits. Credits can apply to ASE—MS as elective credits. Courses are offered online during the school year or as one or two week summer institutes.

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Graduate Certificate: Post-Secondary STEM Education

Designed for anyone holding a bachelor degree in a STEM related field that wants to work at the college or university level. With this certificate, graduates may teach at the post-secondary level, work with STEM curriculum assessment and development, and/or conduct education-related STEM research. The certificate is comprised of 15 credits and includes a practicum experience.

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