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Middle Grades STEM

University of South Florida St Petersburg

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
871 USD/credit
871 USD/credit
425 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Masters of Science in Middle Grades (STEM) Education is designed to prepare middle school educators to teach in the challenging and high demand fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
Required

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

Other requirements

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.

Funding

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