When you decide to pursue this degree, you will learn practical and valuable knowledge and skills to help you engage your students in exciting STEM content. Our program focuses on understanding students' ideas, creating equitable STEM learning environments, assessing students' needs and providing high-quality instruction. The courses you will take focus on developing this knowledge and these skills in the context of rich STEM content. Developing a final master’s project on creating a practical solution to your teaching and learning programs.

STEM Education - Math

Degree Earned: MA Campus: CU Denver The need for qualified and effective mathematics teachers has never been greater. University of Colorado Denver recognizes that impactful mathematics teaching requires a deep understanding of both student learning and mathematic content. Graduates of the STEM MA mathematics education concentration are positioned to work successfully in leadership roles in urban and diverse schools and understand the important role mathematics play in their student’s lives. You may choose from on-campus, hybrid and fully online formats.

STEM Education - Math-Science

Degree Earned: MA Campus: CU Denver Math-science educators are in high demand. CU Denver recognizes this shortage and prepares teachers to effectively guide today’s learners. Math-science teachers need expertise in understanding STEM learning and highly effective assessment and teaching practices. CU Denver’s MA in STEM Education with a concentration in math-science education prepares you to be a leading educator at the forefront of this field. You may choose from on-campus, hybrid and fully online formats.

Teaching - Secondary Math

Degree Earned: License MA Campus: CU Denver CU Denver’s MA in Teaching (MAT) with a Secondary Math (7 - 12) teaching license expertly prepares you to become an effective, knowledgeable and technology-savvy math teacher. Learning from dedicated teachers and award-winning faculty in a residency program perfected and proven through almost 30 years of ongoing work with partner schools make our program – and our graduates – stand out. Join us if you want state-of-the-art mathematics pedagogies, with a strong focus on technology integration as well as a focus on equity in reaching diverse students.

Teaching - Secondary Science

Degree Earned: License MA Campus: CU Denver CU Denver’s MA in Teaching (MAT) with a Secondary Science (7 - 12 Generalist)) teaching license expertly prepares you to teach science to diverse adolescents and promote their appreciation for scientific discovery. Learning from dedicated teachers and award-winning faculty in a residency program designed and proven through almost 30 years of ongoing work with partner schools make our program – and our graduates – stand out. You will gain in-depth, relevant knowledge and skills that allow you to make science meaningful to your students.

Middle School Math

Degree Earned: Endorsement Campus: Online CU Denver’s online Middle School Math endorsement is designed for currently licensed teachers who are seeking career advancement and a deeper understanding of how to engage middle school students in math. Mathematical learning opportunities matter and not all students receive the same kinds of opportunities. This endorsement will give you the unique qualifications you need to support and challenge students with diverse abilities and backgrounds.