A proud national leader in STEM education, the CU Boulder School of Education offers this program emphasis to support educators who are interested in developing greater understanding and expertise in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) topics. The program helps teachers develop their own content knowledge in mathematics and science, as well as greater understanding of how curriculum and instructional strategies can be tailored to foster students’ understanding of mathematics and science.
What can you do if you study STEM Education?
This is an ideal program emphasis for those interested in the processes of instruction and learning within mathematics and science, and/or in the education and professional development of teachers. The program helps you develop your own content knowledge in mathematics and science, as well as greater understanding of how curriculum and instructional strategies can be tailored to foster students’ understandings of mathematics and science. This PhD will prepare you for careers in research and teaching in university settings, educational leadership and services to schools, or research and development in the private or non-profit sector.