MEd Curriculum Studies: STEMS² Cohort

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Semester Early Admission General
International Students
Fall N/A N/A N/A
Spring N/A N/A N/A
Summer  *December 1 *February 15 *November 30

*Applications will be reviewed upon receipt on a rolling basis beginning December 1. Review will continue until a cohort fills (20 people) on or before the February 15th deadline. It is recommended that you apply before the deadline.

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Estimated Costs

These costs are aproximate, and subject to change. Please visit the Outreach tuition and fees page for Summer tuition rates, and the Financial Aid tuition chart for Fall and Spring tuition rates.        

*Other Costs

  • Housing Costs: on O'ahu
  • Housing Costs: Associated with neighbor island Learning Journeys
  • Learning Journeys Inter-island Airfare Costs

*The program offers students travel stipends to assist with costs associated with Learning Journeys. The amount of the travel stipend is based on individual student's geographical location and situation (eg. students who are UH employees using tuition waivers cannot receive stipends).


Applicants to the program must provide evidence of:

  • successful academic performance in curriculum, psychological and societal foundations, and appropriate methods courses;
  • successful academic performance in a STEMS^2 major (i.e., math, science, social studies, etc..); and
  • teaching experience or its equivalent.

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Please visit the Mākālei system website to apply:

If you have a UH Username, please select, "UH username and password". If you do not have a UH Username, please select, "Guest" and that will lead you to the steps to create a Mākālei account.

Once you are logged into Mākālei and have reached the, "Select a Degree and Program" section, in order to apply for the STEMS² Cohort select "Master's Degree" as the degree you are applying for, "MEd Curriculum Studies (Summer/Hybrid)" as your program and, "STEMS2" as your emphasis.

1. Submit to Office of Graduate Education (OGE)

  • A new UH Graduate Application.
    1. Select the “Graduate Studies - Summer” application type.
    2. On Question #7, choose the “Curriculum Studies-MEd” program as your Planned Course of Study.
  • Official Transcripts from each institution attended (except for UH system transcripts)
  • Graduate Division Residency Declaration Form (Hawaii residents only)
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores (International Students only)
  • International Student Financial Form (International Students only)

2. Submit to Curriculum Studies

  • Three letters of recommendation
    • Submitted electronically (preferred)
    • If mailed or faxed must be on Letterhead and signed.
  • Three (essays) statements of objectives

If you have any questions, please email or call 808-956-2376.

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College of Education instructors collaborating on STEMS project.

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