Engineering Education - connecting STEM to students' Real World

The Center for Engineering Education (CEE) offers a minor and a graduate certificate in Engineering Education. Graduate courses may be taken on their own, taken as part of the graduate certificate in Engineering Education, and may be transferred into a graduate degree program. Find the application for the Graduate Certificate in Engineering Education under "Application, Registration, Scholarships". Fall, spring and summer applications are being accepted. Students must be accepted into the program before applying for courses or scholarships. 

Center for Engineering Education News:

2018 Courses Offered Online!

We are excited to announce that ENGR 530 Fundamentals of Engineering and EGED 531 Engineering Design will be offered online this Spring! Find more information on summer courses at Find the certificate application application at

Graduate Certificate + Master's Degree

The Center for Engineering Education is excited to announce articulation agreements with Bethel University and the University of St. Catherine!

 University of St. Catherine

Professional Development for Educators

Are you looking for a custom STEAM, Engineering Design, or Maker oriented Professional Development program for your school? The Center for Engineering Education has experience creating Professional Development programs to specifically meet school's needs and interests. Please contact Dr. Deb Besser or Dr. AnnMarie Thomas for details.

Educator Playdates

Dr. AnnMarie Thomas is hosting FREE monthly playdates for educators, artists, and makers. Learn more about the sharing and creativity at Fall dates to be announced. 

Code+Chords: Teen Tech Program Launched 

The UST Playful Learning Lab is hosting FREE code and music programs for young women between the ages of 13-18! Find more information on Code + Chords at


The Science, Technology & Engineering Preview Summer - STEPS - program is an introduction for 6th and 8th grade girls to the exciting world of science, technology and engineering. STEPS is held in the University of St. Thomas MakerSpace. Participants experience hands-on engineering with high-tech equipment at the University of St. Thomas School of Engineering. Find details at


Contact Dr. Deb Besser ( with any questions.