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The Masters program for STEM Goes Rural is graduate specialization in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education. Components of the curriculum is plan is given below.:

  • Foundations of rural STEM education: learning experiences for all of the STEM Goes Rural students to provide competencies in foundational areas of P-12 education such as rural education, learning science, motivation, assessment, adolescent development, multicultural education, students with special needs and talents, developing talent in the STEM disciplines, educational technology, distance learning technologies, classroom management, etc. (22-25 credits)
  • Emphasis areas: content and  methods courses to prepare candidates for specific teaching licenses, e.g. chemistry, physics, life science, math, technology (5-9 credits) in collaboration with P-12 schools in the STEM Goes Rural network
  • Electives (3-6) credits
  • Internship (3 credits)