Curriculum and Instruction (Elementary STEM Teacher Track), M.Ed. | Frostburg State University | Frostburg, United States
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Curriculum and Instruction (Elementary STEM Teacher Track)

12 months
574 USD/credit 18942 USD/year
574 USD/credit 18942 USD/year
446 USD/credit 14718 USD/year
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Technological advances and cultural shifts are driving changes in 21st century education. Frostburg State University’s master of Curriculum and Instruction (Elementary STEM Teacher Track) provides an in-depth immersion in the exciting possibilities available to facilitate richer and more rewarding learning experiences in classrooms or seminar settings. 


Curriculum and Instruction (Elementary STEM Teacher Track) from Frostburg State University is a concentration developed specifically for on-the-job teachers and is tailored to address the latest educational reform initiatives. It is an outstanding opportunity for educators who would like to expand their role to take on curricular or instructional leadership responsibilities through such positions as professional development leader or grade-level lead.

Choose from four educational tracks to meet your career goals:

  • National Board Certification- Starting the pathway toward becoming a National Board Certified Teacher
  • Teacher Leadership – Desire to be a team or curricular leader in your school or county
  • Educational Technology – Become more skilled in the use of technology in the classroom
  • Elementary STEM Teacher - Learn transdisciplinary approaches to teaching focused on science and math

National Board Certification Track

  • Learn research skills and become deeply familiar with professional teaching standards.
  • Complete a National Board Certification professional portfolio to support your goal of earning certification.

Teacher Leadership Track

  • Discover opportunities to impact student learning and to extend your influence beyond your own classrooms to teaching teams, schools and districts.
  • Impact the knowledge and practice in the field and complete an action research project identifying a classroom challenge, researching it, developing and implementing a solution followed by analysis of results.
  • Take a teacher leadership practicum concurrent with your professional position that focuses on shadowing, experiencing, and completing leadership tasks associated with your role.

Educational Technology Track

  • Become skilled in the use of technology in the classroom and gain an understanding of advanced instructional design.
  • Complete an action research project to identify a technological need in the classroom; research and implement solutions and then analyze outcomes.

Elementary STEM Teacher Track

  • Learn about STEM Standards of Practice and how to effectively utilize a transdisciplinary instructional approach to teaching.
  • Strengthen content area knowledge through activities that incorporate the engineering design process.
  • Impact the ability of students to solve global problems

Career outlooks 

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates 13 percent growth in jobs for instructional coordinators through 2022. This represents an increase of about 18,500 positions. Growth in the field is anticipated to have schools’ growing focus on evaluating and improving curricula and instruction. For more information about work environment, pay and other considerations, review the Instructional Coordinators information in the  U.S. Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Principles and Practices of Research
  • Developmental Theory and Experiential Growth
  • Cultural and Technological Awareness in the Context of Global Education
  • Instructional Design for Understanding
  • Assessment and Accountability in the Context of Student Learning
  • Curriculum Theory, Design and Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher (2.75 -2.99 can be considered for provisional admission)
  • Hold a certification in teaching and or be eligible to be certified – Provide Praxis II scores and/or copy of teacher certification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 574 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    18942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 574 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 446 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Frostburg

1216 - 2059 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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