Secondary Education – K-12 Science (MAT)

Initial Certification – Secondary Education – K-12 Physical Science

Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education Subject Field (K-12)

Concentrations: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physical Science


Application Deadline:

April 15th: Summer semester

*International students are advised to apply by:
December 1st: Summer (May intake)

Non-degree status not available

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with an appropriate academic major in the Subject Field Area
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
  • Passing score on PRAXIS Core exam in reading, writing and math.
  • Passing score on PRAXIS II content exam in General Science:Content Knowledge and either Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics: Content Knowledge.
  • Two letters of recommendation from education, professional or business sources.
  • An essay describing applicants educational philosophy
  • College of Education DAP Group Interview
  • Praxis Core academic skills for educators

Requirements to be completed prior to Student Teaching:

  • Submission of Residency Application
  • Fulfill health/hygiene requirement.
  • Pass speech and hearing assessments.