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An Online Graduate Certificate in K-6 STEAM Grad Certificate That Can Jump-Start or Enhance Your Education

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Earn Your Online Certificate in K-6 STEAM Grad Certificate

Contribute to developing the innovators and visionaries of 21st century workplaces. STEAM education blends STEM – science, technology, engineering, and math – with the arts. American Military University offers a 15-credit graduate certificate for educators who wish to enhance their teaching capacities to include STEAM. Educators capable of creating interdisciplinary STEAM lesson plans and class activities can add value to their teaching skills and enrich learning by guiding students toward becoming innovative, creative thinkers.

About the Program

The K-6 STEAM (STEM + the Arts) graduate certificate from American Military University focuses on curriculum development and lesson plan creation for face-to-face, virtual, and hybrid formal and informal settings. AMU’s program integrates instruction in the visual and performing arts with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The program heavily emphasizes interdisciplinary studies with a strong technology component. You also learn about humane education and take a class in space studies. This program is a nonlicensure program, suitable for licensed elementary teachers, as well as instructors in park, afterschool, community, camp, and homeschool programs.

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Our online courses feature weekly class schedules with no set login times. Our mobile app expands your access.


Classes start every month with mostly 8-week formats, so you can begin on your schedule.


Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.


Finish faster and save. Certificate students can typically transfer up to 9 credits for military service, previous academic coursework, and job experience.


Our advisors are available seven days a week, and we have a peer mentoring program to provide support when you need it most.


Get career-relevant knowledge from faculty who bring their experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.


Our master’s degree and graduate certificate classes average 10 students, so you won’t feel lost in the crowd.

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AMU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Freedom Grant® that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

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