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STEM Education

Fresno Pacific University

M.A.
36 months
Duration
670 USD/credit
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About

The STEM Education program of Fresno Pacific University prepares you as a K–8 teacher to better meet the needs of your students in these critical areas.

Overview

In the STEM Education program of Fresno Pacific University students will be exposed to a wide variety of content, theory and methodology focusing on integrating math and science with each other and with the other STEM disciplines. FPU’s unique courses in engineering in the classroom will prepare you to teach the core concepts involved with the problems engineers face daily, as well as meeting the broad goals of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

Highlights

  • Prescribed program following a cohort model
  • Opportunities for supported and individually-driven research with the AIMS Center for Math and Science Education at FPU
  • Small class sizes
  • Scholarships available for those who qualify
  • Specially designed for K-8 teachers
  • STEM Summer Engineering Festival

Career opportunities

As a graduate you will be prepared to enter resource positions in schools and districts, go on to further study and research opportunities, understand the goals and methods of integrating these four subjects in the classroom, and become a leader.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Engineering in the Classroom: Content And Pedagogy
  • Arithmetic of Rational Number Systems: Content and Pedagogy
  • Informal Geometry: Content and Pedagogy
  • Concepts of Algebra: Content and Pedagogy
  • Probability and Statistics: Content and Pedagogy (middle School Emphasis)
  • Earth Science: Content and Pedagogy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form and fee
  • Official transcripts verifying BA/BS degree
  • Orientation interview with program director
  • Statement of intent 
  • One current professional reference form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    670 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    670 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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