Department of STEM Education

With a primary emphasis on improving schools and society, the department prepares quality educators for middle, secondary and post-secondary school science, technology, engineering, mathematics, graphic communications and informal settings.

Whether you are an experienced educator or new to the profession, we have a program that will help you leverage your passion in STEM to make a positive difference in the field of education. Here, you will connect research to practice and develop a mastery of your content area to transform the practice of teaching, learning and leading.

Find the right program for you.

Our Programs

We are state and national leaders in STEM education.


Producer of STEM Educators in N.C.


Producer of Doctorates in STEM Education in U.S.


in Education Research Activity in N.C.

“The opportunities within the NC State College of Education’s Department of STEM Education are wonderful and far beyond what I imagined when I applied to the program.”

Megan Ennes ’19 PHD