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STEM Education, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, PA,
STEM is everywhere— it shapes our lives and everyday experiences. At Shippensburg University, we provide the opportunity for you to earn a Master of Arts (MAT) in Teaching STEM Education and become educational leader and teacher in middle and high school classrooms.


  • You can earn your master's degree in STEM education in just 18 months. This program is designed to accommodate your busy lifestyle by offering classes online and face-to-face meeting one Saturday per month.
  • Students will complete a sequence of six courses to teach research-based principles grounded in education with a specific class focused on their certification area followed by a 12-week student teaching practicum. Students will also complete and present a research project and comprehensive teaching portfolio.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of STEM Education in the United States
  • Research and Contemporary Issues in STEM Education
  • Instructional Strategies and Technology in STEM Education
  • Assessment in STEM Education
  • Safety and Welfare in Science Education
  • Foundations of Teaching Business and Technology
  • Number Theory Discovery
  • Accommodating All Students in STEM Education
  • Student Teaching and STEM Practicum

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Applicants should apply using the online application and pay the $45 nonrefundable application fee. 
  • Send official transcripts from each and every institution that has awarded you college credit. This allows us to have the most accurate view of your academic history.
  • Supplemental documents (your goal statement and two letters of recommendation) can be sent as Word or PDF documents to 
  • Track your application status by using our online portal at This will allow you to check your application and see which items are still outstanding. 
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      774 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      774 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • In-State

      516 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 516 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    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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