How Will a Masters in Education Advance My Career?

Seeking to passionately influence your students? STEM teachers are positioned to make the most profound impact on the next generation by instructing future technology innovators. At Woodmont College, you will master the skills and knowledge, combined with cutting edge instructional methods to be that inspiring educator. Study and learn to apply the most advanced teaching pedagogies to build your dream classroom. Gain the confidence and know how to motivate and educate tomorrow’s leaders.

What You'll Learn

Upon graduation from the Masters’s Degree in Education, students will be able to:

Implement current pedagogies and methods for teaching science, engineering, and mathematics education.

Analyze student learning to develop rich learning experiences

Use educational technology to enhance instruction and assessment

Research methods and analyze data to develop new practical approaches to education

Design and deliver curricula to maximize student achievement, while aligning with state standards

Develop an ethical approach to teaching that helps build a sensitive and respectful classroom culture

Who Will Benefit

You’ll most likely benefit from the MA in Education if you are:
  • A creative educator seeking to enhance student learning through innovative methodologies
  • A current STEM teacher who is seeking to advance in their profession
  • An aspiring tech instructor seeking to transition to the education field
  • A recent graduate of a bachelor's education program seeking to continue your professional development
  • A technology professional who would like to educate students in your area of expertise
  • Increase your salary by 10-15%. Advanced degrees continue to be a key factor school districts consider when increasing teachers' pay (NCTQ). A masters degree can increase teachers’ salaries by 10-15%. (BLS).
  • Join one of the fastest growing job markets. Employment in STEM is expected to grow by 10.5% (1M+ jobs) through 2030 (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Advance your knowledge and skills in a burgeoning lucrative field. STEM teachers’ salaries range from $73,700 for mathematical science teachers to $103,600 for engineering teachers (BLS median annual wage data).

“STEM is where the jobs of tomorrow
will be.” – James Brown, Executive Director, STEM Education Coalition

Program Details

Semester Starts  January 21, 2024
Duration Approximately 2 years
Program requirements 33 credits, including a 6-credit Capstone project
  • $15,675 for the program
  • For New York City educators, a special scholarship lowers students’ tuition to $500 per 3-credit course. Tuition for the program will cost $5,500, not including administrative fees and course texts.

This is a Professional Development scholarship of $10,175 that will be funded with federal Title funds, for New York City educators, facilitated by the Jewish Education Project. Educators working in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island are eligible for this scholarship.

Admissions requirements Accredited Bachelor’s degree, minimum GPA of 3.0, Statement of Purpose

Course Overview

Course Code Course Name Credits
EDU 501 Foundations of Learning and Implications for Teaching 3
EDU 520 Curriculum Theory and Design 3
EDU 531 Assessment and Evaluation of Student Achievement 3
EDU 532 Methods and Strategies for Effective Instruction 3
EDU 601 Teaching to STEM 3
EDU 611 Technology in the Classroom 3
EDU 622 Developing Innovators and Driving Innovation 3
EDU 630 Research methods 3
EDU 540 Ethics in Education 3
EDU 700 Student Teaching and Capstone Project 6

Program Instructors

Dr. Woolf

Dr. Miriam Woolf, Program Director, STEM Teacher

Dr. Woolf completed her Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Michigan in 2023, where she also finished her master’s in chemistry in 2020. Her dissertation focused on the application of various levels of quantum theory to energy transport in light-harvesting systems. She also has a bachelor’s in chemical engineering from Wayne State (2011) and a master’s in chemical engineering from Cornell (2015), where she worked on organic solar cell research. Upon completion of her degree from Cornell, she returned to Wayne State as a lecturer in engineering and led the curriculum development for the early-engineering programs. She has taught courses such as Engineering Design, Introduction to Programming, Numerical Methods, Materials Science, Biophysical Chemistry, Mathematical Methods for Physical Scientists, Material and Energy Balances, and Organic Synthesis and Characterization. She and her husband reside in Ramat Beit Shemesh.

Dr. Eliezer Brodt, Ethics in Education

Rabbi Dr. Eliezer Brodt holds an MA and PhD in Talmud from Bar Ilan University and Rabbinic Ordination from Rabbi Moshe Halberstam.  He is the recipient of numerous awards and grants for his scholarship. He is a prolific author, publisher and editor of many scholarly works and articles within the area of Jewish Studies in both Hebrew and English.  Dr. Brodt has taught at Herzog College and conducted research on behalf of Tel Aviv University and Herzog College. He is one of the contributing editors of the Torah journal Yeshurun and of the Seforim blog. He recently started giving Classes for the OU Torah website.  Dr. Brodt attended Yeshivas Shaar HaTorah, Beth Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, and Yeshivas Mir. He serves as Faculty Chair of the Judaic Studies Department and teaches Talmud at Woodmont College. He lives with his family in Ramat Bet Shemesh, Israel.

Dr. Michael Hamlin, Education

Dr. Hamlin received his doctorate in Educational Psychology from the University of Washington and has worked and taught psychology and education classes to hundreds of students at several top universities including the University of Washington, Drexel University, Thomas Jefferson University, Pepperdine University, Loyola Marymount University and Touro University as well as the Microsoft Corporation. Starting with his graduate school research which focused on the integration of the learning sciences and educational technology, he has gone on to direct professional education and training programs both in traditional settings and in virtual environments for medicine, dentistry, business and allied health.

Dr. Hamlin has written and presented numerous papers in instructional technology and his research projects have received $1,000,000 in sponsored support. These funded projects include an Internet Collaboratory to support the application of research to health care practices and a follow-up project to create an evidence-based health care institute as well as projects focused in cognitive instruction, information ethics and apprenticeship training.

Dr. Stephanie Glick, Education

Dr. Stephanie Glick, Head of Educational Technology at Braude College of Engineering, brings over 30 years of experience. With a doctorate in educational technology and media, she collaborates with faculty, focusing on instructional design and exploring emerging technologies. Passionate about pedagogical excellence, she develops online courses to meet diverse learner needs. Driven by a genuine curiosity about the intersection of technology and pedagogy, Stephanie finds great joy in exploring and experimenting with emerging technologies. Her goal is to support educators in their pursuit of pedagogical excellence by leveraging these tools thoughtfully.


Q: What degree will I be earning?
A: A Master of Arts (MA) in Education with a concentration in STEM education

Q: What will I be studying?
A: You will be learning the different components of education that will help you create engaging, dynamic, rich learning experiences for your STEM students.

Q: How many courses are included the program?
A: 9 courses, plus a capstone project, totaling 33 credits.

Q: What is involved in the courses?
A: Participate in synchronous online classes, course readings, writing papers, completing assignments, participation in discussion forums, and periodic exams.

Q: What is the capstone project?
A: The capstone is where you get to apply everything you learned in the program by implementing, in a real classroom, a solution to an educational problem you researched.

Q: How do I access the courses and do my work?
A: All courses and coursework will be accessed online via Woodmont College’s student learning platform.

Q: How long will the program take?
A: Each course will be given in an 8 week semester. Total program time is 6 semesters over 2 years.

Q: Is there a specific schedule when classes take place?
A: Yes, courses must be taken in a specific sequence. The academic calendar will be set to 8 week semesters taking into account the Jewish calendar.
Start Date: January 21, 2024
Live classes take place online on Sunday mornings/afternoons.

Q: What is the attendance policy?
A: Each student is allowed one excused absence per course.
• To be counted as “present”, students must have their cameras on for the entirety of each session.


Q: What are the admission requirements?
A: Applicants must submit a legal photo ID, documentation of an undergraduate degree with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, and a statement of purpose.

Q: Where can I find the application?
A: Apply online here.

Q: Is there any transfer credit option?
A: No, this is a cohort based program and all participants must take all courses together.

Q: Are there advisors available to guide students?
A: Yes, Woodmont College offers individualized academic advisement and guidance throughout the program. Our focus is on the specific needs and circumstances of each student.

Q: Does this degree lead to New York State Teacher Certification?
A: No, this program does not lead to licensure.

Q: How much does it cost?
A: For New York City educators, a special scholarship lowers students’ tuition to $500 per
3-credit course. Tuition for the program will cost $5,500.
• Total program tuition, not including administrative fees & course texts, is $5,500.
There is a Professional Development scholarship of $10,175 that will be funded with
federal Title funds, for New York City educators.
• For educators who do not teach in the 5 boroughs of New York City, tuition is $475 a
credit. Tuition for the program will cost $15,675.

Q: Does Woodmont College help graduates with employment?
A: Yes, Woodmont College provides personal career guidance with concrete support for graduating students. Woodmont College does not guarantee employment.

Q: Sounds great! How do I get started?
A: Email, call +1 786 605 0614, or fill out the MA application online here.

Woodmont College offers top notch accredited 100% online degree options in tandem with Torah values. Study at your own pace and master core concepts and cutting edge skills necessary in today’s competitive job market. Learn with expert instructors and engage with like-minded peers in a cohesive,  innovative, milieu that nurtures potential into reality.

  • Cutting edge collaborative learning and support
  • Immersive synergetic online environment
  • Top faculty
  • Personalized academic and career guidance
  • Hybrid model- Both synchronous and asynchronous instruction


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