18 months
774 USD/credit 15480 USD/year
774 USD/credit 15480 USD/year
516 USD/credit 10320 USD/year
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 In Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania's STEM Education with Certification program, you earn a master's degree in 18 months through both online and face-to-face class meetings.


Your passion grows and permeates into your own classroom, encouraging students to pursue their passions. Our focus is on you and the impact you can make on your community through each student you teach. Come learn with us today!

What Will I Learn?

You will learn STEM-specific teaching skills and background knowledge leading to initial teacher licensure in Pennsylvania as well as a master's degree. The courses focus on:

  • STEM-specific educational history and philosophy
  • Methods in action research
  • Instructional design and technology
  • Assessment
  • Accommodations to include all learners in instruction

Student teaching takes place in the final semester.

What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have?

The first 12 months of this 18-month cohort program can be completed while maintaining full employment. The STEM Education with Certification program at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is delivered in a blended format with much of the content being completed online and periodic face-to-face meetings. You will be assigned a mentor teacher in a regional classroom for field experiences and student teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research & Contemporary Issues in STEM Ed 
  • Foundations of STEM Education in the United States 
  • Instructional Strategies and Technology in the STEM Education 
  • Assessment in STEM Education 
  • Accommodating all Students in STEM Education 
  • Safety and Welfare in Science Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

In addition to the application and transcript(s), STEM Teacher Education applicants must submit:

  • Program statement: Submit a statement of intent summarizing your motivations and goals for entering the teaching profession. 
  • Two (2) Recommendations: One of the two recommendations must be from your last professional supervisor
The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) in STEM Education is designed for professionals and recent college graduates who already hold a degree in science, mathematics, or information technology/business discipline and who wish to teach science in either a middle school or high school. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    15480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • In-State

    10320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Shippensburg

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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