The Graduate Certificate in Elementary STEM Education is designed to meet the needs of PreK-6 teachers, who already hold a valid teaching licensure, supervisors, coaches, and college/university teacher educators who want to increase their effectiveness in instruction in the STEM disciplines. This program addresses the needs expressed by the Florida State Department of Education. The program includes five classes that will provide an in-depth view of integrated STEM research, theory, and the application of current best practices in the classroom.
Special Notes about the Program
Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Please visit the Financial Aid website for more information regarding eligibility.
Application Requirement Information
International Applicant Requirements
Frequently Asked Questions
Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1
Spring Term . . . . . December 1
Summer Term . . . March 15
The following must be submitted by the posted deadline.
Incomplete applications with outstanding requirements, or those post-marked after the posted deadline, are subject to cancellation. Once an application has been cancelled, the applicant will be required to apply for the next available term, or as a
graduate non-degree seeking applicant
- UNF admission application
- Application fee
- If applicable, collection holds and judicial holds must be cleared
All of the below university and program requirements
A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or its equivalent from a foreign institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.
- Official transcripts, and foreign evaluations if applicable, from all post-secondary institutions attended.
- Professional licensure
- Applicants must hold a valid teaching license from any state