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Online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a STEM Concentration

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Total Credit Hours
30

Cost Per Credit Hour
$374

Total Credit Hours
30

Cost Per Credit Hour
$374

Future-proof Your Teaching Career

LSU Shreveport

The online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) is offered by LSU Shreveport. The program is designed to enhance your knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to teach, lead, and prepare students for the challenges of an increasingly technological world. LSU Shreveport is one of the few universities in the region that offers an online MEd in Curriculum & Instruction STEM program. The LSUS instructors are practitioners in the STEM field—giving students a thorough understanding of current trends and best practices. Upon completing the program, you may qualify for an add-on certification and/or endorsement if you already possess a teaching certificate. Graduates can expect to be prepared for several solid career opportunities throughout any school, including STEM supervisor and curriculum director.


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CAEP Accredited

This program meets rigorous national standards set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

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Develop a Teaching Portfolio

Create an extensive e-portfolio that showcases the work you complete during the program.

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Learn From Industry Experts

Get valuable insights from our award-winning faculty who are practitioners in the STEM field.

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TEACH Grant Eligible

Qualified applicants in certain programs may meet the requirements for the TEACH Grant.


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Cost

Cost - Online Master in STEM Education

The MEd in Curriculum & Instruction – STEM online program offers affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition. All fees are included in the total tuition.

Total credit hours per program: 30 credit hours

Cost per credit hour: $374

Total cost with fees: $11,203.10*

*Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Concierge for the final program cost.

Course Listings

Course Listings - Online Master in STEM Education

Students in the MEd in Curriculum & Instruction – STEM online program must complete 30 credit hours of course work, including six foundation courses (18 credit hours), and four specialization courses (12 credit hours).

Foundation Courses

Students must complete the following courses.

Foundation: 6 courses Credit Hours
EDL 740: Introduction to Graduate Research 3
ED 720: Curriculum 3
ED 780: Educational Technology Applied to the Classroom 3
EDL 700: Creating a Professional Learning Community 3
EDL 707: Utilizing Data for School Improvement 3
EDST 605: Math and Engineering in STEM 3
Total Required Credit Hours 18

Specialization Courses

Students must complete the following courses.

Specialization: 4 courses Credit Hours
EDST 601: Foundation in STEM Education 3
EDST 602: STEM Content Methods 3
EDST 603: Grant Writing for STEM Programs 3
EDST 604: STEM Exploration 3
Total Required Credit Hours 12

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements - Online Master in STEM Education

Take the first step toward earning your degree and reaching a new milestone in your education. We've simplified the process so you can get started quickly and easily. Students interested in the MEd in Curriculum & Instruction – STEM online program must meet the following requirements for admission.

Program Requirements:

  • Submit graduate application and $20 application fee
  • Graduate degree from an accredited university, OR
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in last 60 semester hours of courses
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended and any other required official documents

Official transcripts, official test scores, and other materials that come from third-party sources should be mailed to:

LSUS
Admissions and Records Office
One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115

Transcripts may also be submitted via secure means—e.g., eSCRIP-SAFE—to admissions@lsus.edu.

**This degree does not lead to any additional certification, if the graduate does not already possess a teaching certificate.

To be considered for admission to any of our graduate programs, students must first meet the LSUS Graduate School admission requirements.


Graduate School Admission:

Unconditional Admission: For unconditional admission to graduate study, students must be in satisfactory standing at the last institution attended and meet all admission requirements of a degree program and one of the following:

Earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited university, OR

Earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in the last 60 semester hours of courses.

A minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) is required on any graduate work attempted with no grades of D or F.

International Admission:

International applicants must meet regular admission requirements for their selected program. In addition, you may be required to submit additional information. Learn more about international admission requirements.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities - Online Master in STEM Education

  • Curriculum Director
  • Educational Specialist in STEM
  • STEM Supervisor
  • STEM Instructor

Accreditation

Accreditation - Online Master in STEM Education

The teacher education programs at Louisiana State University Shreveport meet rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

What Will I Learn?

Students who enroll in our MEd in Curriculum & Instruction – STEM program will have the opportunity to create an extensive e-portfolio that showcases the work they complete during the program. Graduates will gain relevant skills and knowledge that can contribute to a long and stable career.

Our program offers:

  • For those who already possess a teaching certification, preparation to qualify for add-on certification and/or endorsement
  • Experience writing effective grants—funding, planning, writing, and submitting proposals
  • The ability to implement STEM-based strategies and modify instructional planning for the classroom

Why choose the Online Master in STEM Education?

  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts "good to excellent" job opportunities for teachers over the next 10 years
  • CareerBuilder® says elementary school teachers with master's degrees earn starting salaries 32% higher than teachers with a bachelor's
  • "The most rewarding opportunities will be offered to master's-educated teachers with the in-demand skills this program offers." - (University official)

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