M.Sc. On Campus

Middle Grades STEM

University of South Florida St Petersburg

12 months
15696 USD/year
15696 USD/year
7672 USD/year
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The Masters of Science in Middle Grades STEM Education at University of South Florida St Petersburg is designed to prepare middle school educators to teach in the challenging and high demand fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics


The Master of Science Degree in Middle Grades STEM Education at University of South Florida St Petersburg:

  • 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


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with a “B” average or better and a previous graduate degree with a “B” average or better. In cases where an applicant has a bachelor’s and a graduate degree at the time of admission, the credentials and GPA of the graduate degree will be the determining factor for admission.
  • The equivalent bachelors and/or graduate degrees from a foreign institution. Bachelor’s degrees from institutions in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) are considered equivalent based on the Bologna Accord. For applicants with a 3-year Bachelor’s Degree with less than 120 hours, from Non-Bologna Accord Institutions, a transcript evaluation from a NACES member is required to confirm equivalency.
  • Applicants from countries where English is not the official language, and who have not earned at least a bachelor’s degree in the U.S., must also demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15696 USD/year
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  • National

    15696 USD/year
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  • In-State

    7672 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 7672 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Saint Petersburg

1132 - 1748 USD /month
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