STEM

Post-Master's Graduate Certificate Programs at Notre Dame of Maryland University are available in professional and academic subjects. Certificate Programs do not equate to a graduate degree program but rather demonstrate mastery in a specific area of interest or topic.  Students must have earned both the Baccalaureate and Master's degree before admission to this Program of Study is granted.

Students who have a Master’s degree and desire to obtain a Certificate of STEM should enroll in the following courses:


          EDST-502     Application of Design, Technology, and Engineering: Content and Instruction Strategies (3)
          EDST-503     Practicum: STEM for Teachers K-8 (3)
          EDST-504     STEM Curriculum Development (3)
          EDST-506   Introduction and Exploration of Design, Technology, and Engineering: Content and Instruction Strategies (3
          EDST-508     Technology for STEM Educators (3)
          EDU-583      Special Topics in Mathematics Education (3)
          ENV-560       Sustainability for Teachers K-8 (3)
          PHY-561       Space and Earth Science for Teachers K-8 (3) 
          PHY-562       Physical Science for Teachers Prek-8 (3) for Teachers K-8 (3)

Select one Elective

          EDST-505   Methods for Teaching STEM in the Early Childhood Classroom (PreK-2) (3)
          ENV-561   Methods of Teaching Interdisciplinary Environmental science (3)
          ENV-562   Exploring the Local Environment Field Study (3)