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Middle Grades STEM, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Master of Science Degree in Middle Grades STEM Education:

  • cultivates and trains teachers in STEM programs (science, technology, engineering and math) to both create STEM-related experiences that excite and interest students of all backgrounds and to support states and school districts in their efforts to transform schools into vibrant STEM learning environments;
  • engages middle school science and mathematics teachers in ways that improve their content knowledge and enhance their pedagogical skills in teaching mathematics and scince and prepares middle grades mathematics and science teachers for roles as teacher leaders; and,
  • prepares middle school STEM teachers to inspire and teach students to be successful in STEM education, thereby increasing the number of individuals capable of filling critically important STEM-related career positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Cognition, Comprehension and Content Area Reading 
  • Seminar in Curriculum Research 
  • Teaching Earth Space in Middle Grades 
  • Teaching Biology and Ocean Science in Middle Grades 
  • Physical Science for Middle Grade Teachers 
  • Geometry and Measurement in the Middle Grades 
  • Technology-Enhanced Numerical Analysis in the Middle Grades 
  • Teaching Technology-Enhanced Algebra in the Middle Grades 
  • Trends in STEM for Middle Grades Teachers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Two years of middle grades (5-9) teaching experience in math and/or science;
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a STEM-related field from a regionally accredited university and teacher certification in an appropriate area;
  • Grades of ‘C’ or better in all core undergraduate science and mathematics courses
  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or greater for a Bachelor’s degree

Tuition Fee

  • International

    871 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 871 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    871 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 871 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Saint Petersburg

  • 1132 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

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