Masters in Education (STEAM)

Masters in Education (STEAM)

Whether you want to start a new teaching career or advance in your current position, our M.Ed degree can get you there in-person and online.

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The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) requires school districts to offer Project Lead The Way (PLTW) courses and several schools have a Technology Student Association (TSA). These programs require teachers to have educational backgrounds in STEAM. Also, several school districts have adopted STEM or STEAM curriculum which requires even general education teachers to have some background knowledge in STEAM. Our local Catholic Schools on both sides of the state line are phasing in STEAM/STREAM courses and curriculum. This program supports the professional development of teachers for these newer educational initiatives and innovations.

Learning Outcomes

  • Use assessment strategies to plan ongoing development using evidence-based decision-making to face the challenges of our global society.
  • Be a reflective practitioner who continually assesses the effects of choices and actions on others.
  • Actively seek out opportunities to grow professionally in order to improve their professional setting.
  • Know how others learn, develop, and differ in their approaches to learning.
  • Provide learning opportunities that support the intellectual, social, and personal development of all.

Course Map

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The M.Ed. in Educational Studies with a concentration in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) K-12 Education requires 36 credit hours. It is designed for educators looking to advance their knowledge and skills related to STEAM K-12 education. Curriculum includes courses such as Educational Leadership, Technology Leadership, Integrating the Arts into STEAM Curriculum, Integrating Technology Across the Content Areas, and Design Thinking: Pedagogy, Practice, and Projects. After completing 12 of the 36 credit hours, students can earn a STEAM graduate certificate.

Program Experiences

Students will have access to graduate student funds to support their action research and professional development experiences. Practicing classroom teachers and educators who enroll in the program can use class projects and assignments to enhance their current work.

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