CGS in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)

School of Education

The Certificate of Graduate Studies in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) equips K-6 teachers to improve STEM literacy among elementary students and keep them engaged in the skills and careers associated with the STEM fields. The blended on-campus/online format allows working educational professionals the flexibility to successfully complete coursework while working full- or part-time.

  • Complete 10 credit hours at the master's level.
  • Gain insight and confidence in how to effectively incorporate STEM instruction into the classroom.
  • Design integrated curriculum using effective instructional strategies that promote critical thinking and creative solutions for real-world challenges.

This certificate may help advance your career in teaching and administration by equipping you as an expert in your field.

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Delivery Format: Online/On Campus Hybrid

Total Credit Hours Required: 10

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

Application Process – STEM Certificate

  1. Submit your online application. Please apply for Graduate level, then choose Virginia Beach Campus, Desired Program: Certificate of Graduate Studies in Education, Major: STEM Certificate. Indicate the term you want to begin the course and Part-time.
  2. Pay your $25 application fee during the application process.
  3. Bachelor's Transcript - We are excited to offer you the service of requesting transcripts on your behalf using our Transcript Request Form.

Tuition for the 2016-2017 academic year is:

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour
CGS $200

Student Fees

Fee Amount
Library Orientation $50
Blackboard Orientation $50
Technology Fee $250 per term
Parking Fee (On-Campus Students) $100 per term
Council of Graduate Students Fee $15 for spring & fall terms

Estimated Cost of Attendance: View the estimated cost of attendance to see an example of the total cost of tuition and fees. 

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