Teacher intern works with students in a Fayetteville middle school

The STEM Education program’s mission is to prepare a workforce to advance the understanding and communication of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in careers such as elementary and secondary education and other STEM-related fields.

Graduate Certificate for K-6 STEM Education

The Graduate School and Department of Curriculum and Instruction offer a graduate certificate in STEM Education for K-6.

Undergraduate Minor in STEM Education

This innovative program combines science, math or computer science education with teacher preparation. The 15  credit hours of coursework can be distributed throughout four years or condensed into a minimum of four semesters.

Undergraduate Certificate in Secondary STEM Education

This 9 credit-hour program of study can be applied to the undergraduate STEM minor and also the teacher licensure program that prepares students in the following secondary education subjects: Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Computer Science.


Students also may consider the one-year Master of Arts in Teaching program as a path to teacher licensure in STEM subjects.

The STEM Preparation Program in the College of Engineering provides online science, engineering and math classes for students enrolled at community colleges in Arkansas.