Hoosier STEM Academy

Purdue University, Ball State University, and IUPUI partner to create The Hoosier STEM Academy. The Academy’s goal is to address the teacher shortage in Indiana in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. The academy offers two programs: one for STEM professionals planning to transition to teaching and one for already-licensed teachers who wish to take graduate-level STEM courses to complete their credential to teach dual-credit courses at Indiana high schools.

Teacher’s Programs

Take courses that will let you teach dual-credit STEM classes in under-served Indiana schools.


  • Teach in an underserved Indiana School Corp.
  • Indiana schools experiencing a shortage of qualified STEM Teachers
  • Up to 18 credit hours in a content area

$1,400 stipend for each 3 credit course

Transition to Teaching

Take courses geared to those wishing to change careers to becoming a secondary STEM teacher.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM content area
  • Commit to teaching 3 years in qualifying Indiana Schools

$8,400 stipend available

Purdue Summer 2020 Courses Available

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