STEM2: Multidisciplinary Certificate

A Multidisciplinary Certificate in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine

The STEM2: A Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Certificate is designed to enhance students’ content knowledge in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine, and to assist students in integrating their knowledge of each of these disciplines.

Students with this certificate will be well prepared to work for industrial firms that perform outreach activities into K-12 classrooms. They would also be ideal candidates for employment by museums of science and/or industry which seek employees who can work with K-12 students by leading activities or by designing interactive exhibits exploring the intersections of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health. Secondary teacher certification students may choose this certificate to gain multidisciplinary knowledge of STEM2 in addition to their selected major/minor for teaching.

The UM-Dearborn certificate, which requires a minimum of 15 credit hrs, includes a broad, multidisciplinary group of courses to provide foundational knowledge for students interested in STEM2: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine.

Program Goals:

The UM-Dearborn STEM2 : A Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Certificate has the following goals for students in the program. Students will be:

1. Aware of the nature of STEM2 disciplines.

2. Knowledgeable in issues related to STEM2 disciplines in education and society.

To view application forms and admission information, please click here.

Select One STEM2 Course:3
EXPS 400STEM2 Teaching and Learning3
EXPS 450Issues in STEM2 and STEM2 Ed3
Select the Engineering Course:
ENGR 100Intro to Eng and Computers2
Select One Additional Science Course with Lab: One Natural Sciences course beyond the 7 credit hours required for the Dearborn Discovery Core4
Select One Statistics Course:
STAT 263Introduction to Statistics3
Select One Medical/Health Course:3
Intro to Health Education
Introduction to Public Health
Health Behavior & Health Educ
Medical Ethics

Total 15 Credit Hours Required

Certificate Requirements:

  1. Current enrollment at UM-Dearborn
  2. An overall GPA of at least 2.75
  3. Completion of the Declaration of Certificate form
  4. Completion of the required coursework with a GPA of at least 2.75