Teaching for the 21st Century: MEd in STEM Curriculum & Instruction
Computational thinking is vital in today’s world. Carlow University provides teachers the skills they need to integrate science, technology, engineering and math into their curriculums.
In the Master’s in STEM Teaching program, you will examine ethical issues, curricular models, robotic technology and current research in effective design and instruction, and will engage in inquiry projects and STEM-based field experiences.
In this program, you will collaboratively apply, demonstrate and assess your own STEM curriculum. You’ll learn coding using Scratch, Snap and Python and will be introduced to the Flutter, Finch, Hummingbird, EarthTime, Circuit Blocks, Speck and Vex Robotics technologies.
Carlow University is a CREATE Lab satellite, which gives faculty access to emerging technologies. You will complete an Interdisciplinary Models course highlighting technology fluency and emerging technologies. You’ll have access to robotic technology and advanced professional development.
Community partnerships in the Pittsburgh area offer workshops and activities with guest speakers.
Take courses at night or online in an 8-week format.
Complete your degree in 1 year or 2 years
Graduate certificate in STEM Teaching
This program is available as a graduate certificate which leads to an endorsement from PDE for already licensed teachers.
Career opportunities for Master’s in STEM teaching
You’ll return to your classroom or other educational setting prepared to take on leadership roles and contribute in STEM education research and teaching, whether it be with a public, private or nonprofit organization.
Meet our Alumni
RACHEL OWENS, 2010
Director of Special Education, Provident Charter School
"When deciding to attend graduate school, Carlow University was a natural choice, not only because of its familiarity, but also because of the various degree options."
ANTWAN CARTER, 2018
Head Teacher, Child’s World Daycare
"I especially loved The Campus Laboratory School. It was a chance to experience the design of different classrooms, closely observe many teaching styles, and practice using different instructional strategies in a supportive environment."
MICHAEL SHOATS, 2020
Chemistry Teacher, Avonworth School District
"I want to take this moment and thank Dr. Keely Baronak and the whole Carlow team for the education and experiences I've gained from the MEd Secondary Education program. I'm excited to represent Carlow in my new home."
Official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions you have attended
Personal essay that describes your academic objectives
Current resume or curriculum vitae
Two letters of recommendation that address your leadership potential and ability to succeed in graduate-level work
Fall, Spring & Summer
An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred; however, provisional admission is also possible if you do not meet all of the admission criteria but exhibit a strong possibility of academic success.