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STEM Leadership 

American College of Education

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15 months
5620 USD/year
5620 USD/year
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This Master of Education in STEM Leadership program at the American College of Education was designed in conjunction with The National Institute for STEM Education (NISE) and Accelerate Learning and offers a holistic overview of historical and current issues impacting integrated science education while cultivating research-based strategies to improve student learning.

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Study on your schedule. The Master of Education in STEM Leadership program at the American College of Education allows you to plan your coursework around your life.

Key Features

  • Additional Credential

 You are required to complete the Certificate in STEM Teaching with the National Institute of STEM Education (NISE) to graduate from this program. This allows you to leave ACE with not only a master’s degree, but with an additional certificate to add to your resume.

  • Well-Rounded Approach

 This program examines the science, math, and engineering teaching applications at the elementary, secondary, and college level.

  • Relevant Coursework

All courses are designed to provide technological, didactic, and integrated curriculum planning skills that can immediately improve STEM learning in your school environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles of Integration
  • Assessment Strategies
  • Foundations of Integrated Science Education 
  • Engaging Diversity in the Science Classroom
  • Modern Learning and Integrated Science Education
  • Inventing and Reinventing Mathematics and Science Curriculum: Elementary, Secondary, & College Level
  • Building Scientific Understanding in Students


Dr. Cathy McKay spent most of her professional career in the K-12 context. As she taught in both public and private schools, she worked with many educators on a variety of projects including process improvement, standard test readiness, and alternative educational opportunities. 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 15 months

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31 alternative credits



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.

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.
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's or Highest Post-Baccalaureate degree earned
  • Minimum Grade Point Average 2.75 on a 4.0 Scale for full admission
  • Documentation of at least an initial teaching license (in the state the applicant resides), school service personnel license, or a school services certificate 
  • If applicants do not have a teaching certificate, they may document their teaching status by providing evidence of full-time teaching assignment from an individual in a supervisory capacity or from a human resources official of the school at their current employment

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7025 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    5620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7025 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.


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