STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) Certificate

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Program Description:

This 12-credit professional certificate program is designed to prepare candidates to enhance their competence and leadership skills, to adequately integrate the various forms of art (visual art, dance/movement, music, and opera) into the STEM subjects, and to design and supervise STEAM programs. With the overarching goal of offering diverse learning opportunities and greater access to STEAM for all learners, this program emphasizes the principles of culturally responsive pedagogy, project - and inquiry-based approaches, hands-on activities, collaboration, and affective engagement to meet twenty-first century learning needs.

Application Deadline: 

August 1st: Fall semester 
December 1st: Spring semester 

May 1st: Summer semester 

*Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed on a space availability basis 

Contact Us

Dr. Heejung An
Program Director, Department of Educational Leadership and Professional Studies
anh2@wpunj.edu
973-720-2280

Admission Requirements 

In addition to the University’s admission requirements: 

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended.  
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.00.* 
  • A copy of a CEAS or standard teaching license.**  
  • College of Education DAP Group Interview 

(*Applicants who do not meet the minimum GPA requirement may supplement their application with additional evidence in support of their academic potential for successful completion of the degree program.)  
 
(**Program directors have discretion to waive this requirement based on unique circumstances.)