The STEM and Education Magnet Programs allow high-achieving high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a head start on a college career in the science, technology, engineering, math, and education disciplines.
STEM and Education Magnet Program Information
Cost is $700 to $930 per semester, plus books; however, scholarships are available.
Through the Magnet programs, students can earn up to 30 college credits to apply to a major at their college of choice.
Scholarships are available for STEM Magnet applicants.
During the summer and breaks, students are offered programming, listen to speakers, and visit local businesses for interactive tours as well as hands-on learning where appropriate.
Students who successfully graduate from this program will be offered admission to Bloomsburg University.
Application submitted during sophomore year from student at participating school partner.
Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry and two years of science completed prior to starting.
Positive recommendation from science or math teacher.
Three-day (non-consecutive) orientation days during first summer.
Enrollment in Bloomsburg University courses.
Total willingness to learn and participate.
Compliance with Bloomsburg University policies.
Participation in activities throughout the year.
Benton Area School District
Berwick Area School District
Bloomsburg Area School District
Central Columbia School District
Danville Area School District
Lewisburg Area School District
Line Mountain School District
Millville School District
Milton Area School District
Montgomery Area School District
Mt. Carmel Area School District
Columbia-Montour Area Vocational Technical School
Southern Columbia Area School District
Warrior Run Area School District
Develop a Regional STEM Magnet School for high school students that becomes a nationally recognized model for partnering with regional school districts, business and industry to produce more high school graduates who are prepared for success in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Provide innovative, discovery-based programming for regional elementary and middle school students that develops interest and critical-thinking skills needed for success in the STEM fields, simultaneously preparing a pipeline of STEM Magnet School students.
Collaborate with regional school districts to provide professional development opportunities for teachers in the STEM disciplines.
Develop university math and science education leaders who can attract external support for research and programming that improves math and science education at the K-12 and college level.
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