24 months
595 USD/credit 10710 USD/year
595 USD/credit 10710 USD/year
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The M.S. in STEM Education (online) at the The University of Iowa fulfills the critical need for improving STEM education by training effective educators who specialize in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. 


About STEM Education at The University of Iowa

  • Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are the building blocks of our future. In this increasingly complex world of technology and globalization, it is essential for today’s educators to equip the next generation with the fundamental skills to solve challenging problems, gather and evaluate data, and apply critical thinking skills to make sound decisions.
  • The M.S. in STEM Education at the The University of Iowa is a collaboration between the Science Education and Mathematics Education programs. Candidates in the program simultaneously earn the M.S. in STEM Education while completing most of the requirements necessary to obtain the Iowa K-12 STEM Education Specialist endorsement (this endorsement is only for the state of Iowa). Candidates seeking the endorsement will need to complete additional coursework before applying to the Iowa BOEE.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • STEM Pedagogy
  • Education
  • Science/Mathematics
  • Independent research
  • STEM extracurricular experience

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Rolling admission


36 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited American College or university, or an equivalent degree from another coutnry as determined by the Office of Graduate Admissions
  • A minimum grade-point average of 3.0 or the foreign equivalent
  • Unofficial transcripts can be submitted for application review
  • GPA of 3.0
  • International applicants must also take the TEOFL exam with a minimum of 600 (250 computer-based test or 81 internet-based test) or a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 (with no sub score lower than 6.0)
  • Pay a $100 application fee

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 595 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    10710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 595 USD per credit during 24 months.


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