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Get certified in K-12 STEM education

This graduate certificate is designed for classroom teachers who have a minimum of a bachelor's degree and want to strengthen science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in their classroom or develop informal and/or formal STEM education programs.


This program prepares you to become a STEM education leader in your classroom, on your team and in your district. You will learn innovative technologies and pedagogy for teaching and writing STEM curriculum.


Successful completion of this certificate program requires 12 credit hours (four courses) of graduate-level coursework in science and mathematics education. Credit hours are transferable to additional graduate degree programs.


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Learn more about our science and mathematics education programs



Courses in this fully online program are delivered through Canvas, OSU's online learning platform. We facilitate peer-to-peer collaboration and community building using technology.


Required (12 credit hours):

  • SMED 5050: Seminar in Integrated Mathematics and Science Applications
  • SMED 5313: Introduction to K-12 Engineering Education
  • SMED 5323: Technology for the K-12 STEM Educator
  • SMED 5333: Developing Informal and Formal STEM Programs in Schools

Course information


Admissions Requirements and Deadlines

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants will be notified of admission status within four to six weeks of submission.


To apply for the program, submit the following:

  • Graduate College application
  • Transcripts from all previously attended institutions (undergraduate degree from an accredited university with a minimum 3.0 GPA required; admission with qualifications may be considered)
  • Goal statement
  • Academic vita/resume

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Oklahoma State University offers an affordable single rate for graduate students in online degree and certificate programs.

Cost details for in-state, online graduate students
Cost details for out-of-state online graduate students


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