Empower 21st-century learners: STEM Teaching certificate

Carlow’s graduate certificate in STEM Teaching program will teach you what you need to know for the 21st-century classroom. Because Carlow is a CREATE Lab satellite (Community Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment), education faculty have access to the latest STEM technologies. The program embraces constructivism and progressivism while preparing you for living, working and thriving in a high-tech future. 

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Credits required:

12 credits

Cost per credit: 


Time to completion:

As few as 12 months


On campus or online

Graduate certificate in STEM Teaching curriculum

The curriculum examines ethical issues, current research, and inquiry models of learning and teaching, and finishes with an action-based research STEM project in a classroom or field site.  You’ll design an integrated STEM curriculum and be introduced to coding using the latest applications and software.

Quick facts

  • Stay up to date with current technology
  • Learn with an emphasis on computational thinking
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Career opportunities for graduate certificate in STEM Teaching

After completing the certificate program’s four-course sequence, 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. Pennsylvania licensed teachers can obtain a Pennsylvania Department of Education STEM endorsement.

Admission requirements and application process 

You can apply for free online, and must submit the following materials:

  • 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


Start terms:

Fall & Spring

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.

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If you are interested in this certificate program, our Admissions team is available to assist you with the next steps.

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