Master of Science in Education / STEM Education (Grades K-8)
Walden University

Program Details

Walden University offers the Master of Science in Education with a concentration in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Education for Grades K-8 for certified educators.  This masters in secondary education online is a flexible option for educators interested in meeting the increased demand for STEM professionals by helping to prepare the next generation of innovators.  The curriculum helps prepare educators for STEM teaching that is engaging and inspirational for those students in the field while also providing the skills and knowledge needed to lead and improve STEM curriculum in K-8 classrooms.  For example, you will learn to develop technology-enriched classrooms that allow all students to pursue individual interests while becoming active participants in setting their own educational goals, managing their own learning, and assessing their own progress.  Courses provide strategies to help diverse student populations become critical thinkers with educational foundations for future STEM-related careers, including the utilization of technology in the classroom, pedagogical models designed to inspire innovative thinking, and helping students develop concepts and relationships from their observations, data, and inferences in a scientific manner.  

This master’s in secondary education online combines self-directed and non-self-directed coursework in a format that offers convenience and flexibility so you can balance your education with work and life commitments.  You can take one course at a time or earn your degree faster by taking two at once, adjusting your approach throughout the program to meet your changing needs and schedule.

Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or higher
  • Completed online application and transcripts
  • Materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

Kentucky, New York, Rhode Island