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Elementary Education (with Concentration in STEM), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Frostburg, MD, United States
Frostburg State University’s Elementary Education (with Concentration in STEM) bachelor’s program prepares students for certification to teach grades 1-6 in Maryland in a specific content area. The combination of rigorous coursework and extended classroom experience has resulted in our graduates being sought-after to fill teaching positions in school districts throughout the region.
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Elementary Education (with Concentration in STEM) Program highlights

  • Complete extensive field experiences that prepare you well for a teaching career.
  • Join a learning community to develop a deeper understanding of the teaching profession and gain skills that help you become a strong advocate for education and a leader in the field.
  • Use Frostburg State University educational resources such as the Children’s Literature Center, which integrates our students into the Frostburg community to promote reading and to build skills for working with children of different ages.
  • Create and present a portfolio of your work and complete the PRAXIS II content knowledge and pedagogy tests required by the state of Maryland.
  • Join the Frostburg Student Education Association and network with other teachers and prospective teachers in the field.


The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates 12 percent growth in kindergarten and elementary teaching positions through 2022. This is about the average growth anticipated across all occupations. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • General Physics 
  • Chemistry and Society
  • Assistantship Seminar 
  • Science Curriculum, Methods & Assessment
  • Social Studies Curriculum, Methods & Assessment 
  • Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Descriptive Meteorology
  • Earth Systems History
  • Urban Geography: Metropolitan Systems
  • Oceanography
  • Food Systems
  • Elements of Applied Probability and Statistics
  • An Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
  • Fundamental Concepts of Geometry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submit an original Application for Admission to Frostburg State University. 
  • Pay the one-time application fee of $45.00 (USD) to Frostburg State University. 
  • Submit official or school certified academic transcript(s) from all high schools and/or colleges/universities attended.  
  • Submit an International Student Certification of Financial Support form along with required supporting financial documents.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Frostburg

  • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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