Student Resources

STEM Graduate Courses are designed for educators seeking to enhance their understanding of STEM principles and methodology. View how each course fits within your degree or certificate requirements.  

Policies and Information:

  • Schedules are subject to updates and changes; please see AccessLVC for most up to date course information.
  • Current tuition rates and fees can also be found on the Business Office webpage.
  • You are encouraged to familiarize yourself with the College Catalog for College Academic Policies and Procedures. 
  • For information related to billing, payment, and refunds, review Part-Time & Graduate Student policies through the Business Office.

Course Schedule:

Spring 1 - January 14 to March 9

Main Campus - Annville

  • MSE 802 - Principles of Chemistry - Thursdays (hybrid) - 5:30-8:30 pm. Instructor: Scott Baylor
  • MSE 807 - Principles of Technology and Engineering in a STEM Classroom - Mondays (hybrid) - 5:30-8:30 pm. Instructor: Scott Farmer
  • MSE 881 - STEM Education Systemic Reform - Wednesdays (hybrid) - 5:30-8:30 pm. Instructor: Joey Rider-Bertrand
    • Students registered in the Annville section of MSE 881 should also register for 1 credit of MSE 883, online


Dixon University Center - Harrisburg

  •  MSE 881 - STEM Education Systemic Reform - Wednesdays (hybrid) - 5:30-8:30 pm. Instructor: Andrea Walker
    • Students registered in the DUC section of MSE 881 should also register for 1 credit of MSE 883, online


Online

  • MSE 882 - STEM Integrative Curriculum Design. Instructor: Joey Rider-Bertrand
  • MSE 883 - Integrative STEM Education Practicum
    • Students registered in the Annville or Dixon University Center MSE 881 course should register for 1 credit of MSE 883.

Spring 2 - March 11 to May 4

Main Campus - Annville

  • MSE 803 - Principles of Physics and Physical Science - Tuesdays (hybrid) - 5:30-8:30 pm. Instructor: Anton Oberg
  • MSE 805 - Principles of Earth and Space Science - Mondays (hybrid) - 5:30-8:30 pm. Instructor: Dr. Kip Bollinger
  • MSE 882 - STEM Integrative Curriculum Design - Wednesdays (hybrid) - 5:30-8:30 pm. Instructor: Joey Rider-Bertrand
    • Students registered in the Annville section of MSE 882 should also register for 1 credit of MSE 883, online


Dixon University Center - Harrisburg

  • MSE 882 - STEM Integrative Curriculum Design - Wednesdays (hybrid) - 5:30-8:30 pm. Instructor: Andrea Walker
    • Students registered in the DUC section of MSE 882 should also register for 1 credit of MSE 883, online


Online

  • MSE 880 - Introduction to STEM Education. Instructor: Andrea Walker
  • MSE 883 - Integrative STEM Education Practicum
    • Students registered in the Annville or Dixon University Center MSE 882 course should register for 1 credit of MSE 883.
    • Students needing 3 credits of 883, following completion of MSE 880, 881, and 882 should register for 3 credits of MSE 883.

Summer 1 - Multiple Start/End Dates

Main Campus - Annville

  • MSE 801 - Principles of Biology & Life Science - May 14-June 25 - Tuesdays (hybrid) - 5:30-8:30pm. Meets May 14, 21, 28 and June 4, 11, 18, & 25. Instructor: Katelyn Paul

  • MSE 820 - STEM Leadership Beyond the Classroom Walls - June 4-June 17 - Tuesday/Thursday (hybrid) - 6:00-9:00 pm. Meets June 4, 6, 11, 13. Instructor: Jeff Remington

  • MSE 823 - Waterways: Water Chemistry, Biology, Environment, and Safety - June 24-June 28 - Monday-Friday (hybrid) - 9:00am-5:00pm. Offsite with Lancaster Conservation District. Instructor: Seth Kensinger

  • MSE 829 - Research Methods & Statistics - May 15-June 26 - Wednesdays (hybrid) - 5:30-8:30 pm. Meets May 15, 22, 29 and June 5, 12, 19, & 26. Instructor: Dr. Ann Berger-Knorr

  • MSE 880 - Introduction to STEM Education - May 15-June 26 - Wednesdays (hybrid) - 5:30-8:30 pm. Meets May 15, 29, and June 12, & 26. Instructor: Dr. Joey Rider-Bertrand

Online

  • MSE 881 - STEM Education Systemic Reform - May 13-June 30. Fully Online Instructor: Andrea Walker
  • MSE 883 - Integrative STEM Education Practicum
    • Students registered in the Annville MSE 880 course with Dr. Rider-Bertrand should register for 1 credit of MSE 883.
    • Students needing 3 credits of 883, following completion of MSE 880, 881, and 882 should register for 3 credits of MSE 883.

Summer 2 - Multiple Start/End Dates

Main Campus - Annville

  • MSE 820 - Principles of General Science - July 9-July 30 - Tuesdays/Thursdays (hybrid) - 9:00am-1:00pm. Meets July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, & 30. Instructor: Andrea Walker

  • MSE 820 - Makerspace: How Do I Get Started? - July 29-August 2 - Monday-Friday (hybrid) - 8:00am-3:00pm. Instructor: Scott Farmer

  • MSE 821 - Exploration of STEM Careers - July 8-July 12 - Monday-Friday (hybrid) - 9:00am-5:00pm. Offsite at various business locations. Instructor: Seth Kensinger

  • MSE 822 - Forensic Science - July 15-July 26 - Monday-Friday (hybrid) - 9:00am-1:00pm. Instructor: Scott Baylor

  • Cross-listed course: MME 890.01 - Designing STEAM Experiences in the Classroom. July 22-July 26 - Monday-Friday (hybrid) - 9:00am-4:00pm. Instructor: Joshua Emmanuel

  • MSE 881 - STEM Education and Systemic Reform - July 10-August 21 - Wednesdays (hybrid) - 5:30-8:30pm. Meets July 10, 24 and August 7, & 21. Instructor: Dr. Joey Rider-Bertrand

Online

  • MSE 882 - Integrative Curriculum Design - July 8-August 25 Fully Online. Instructor: Andrea Walker
  • MSE 883 - Integrative STEM Education Practicum
    • Students registered in the Annville MSE 881 course with Dr. Joey Rider-Bertrand should register for 1 credit of MSE 883.
    • Students needing 3 credits of 883, following completion of MSE 880, 881, and 882 should register for 3 credits of MSE 883.

Course Planning and Self-Registration 

Current students can access student planning tools and self-registration through Access LVC.

*If you have any difficulties when registering for courses please contact the MSSE office immediately at stem@lvc.edu or 717-867-6240.


Additional Registration Information and Tips:

  • Registration will remain open until the day before each class begins. To add or drop a course after that date, please contact the MSSE Office.

  • As you begin each term, review the course syllabus and schedule as soon as they are available to you; if you have questions about expectations or course policies, reach out to your instructor immediately.

  • Textbook information is available through the College Store's website.

  • If, for any reason, you determine that you are unable to complete a course in which you are registered, reach out to stem@lvc.edu for assistance with the proper drop or withdrawal procedures.