Advanced Certificate in Science Education (21-24 Credits)
This program is designed for candidates who already have a bachelor's and a master's degree in biology, chemistry, geology, or physics and who seek New York State certification in one of the following content areas: biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics, Grades 7-12.
Students must consult with an adviser in the Science Education program before starting their certificate program. During their first semester, matriculated students are required to plan their program with a Science Education adviser. All students must complete the 21- to 24-credit curriculum below. In order to be recommended for NYS certification at the completion of the Certificate Program, candidates must pass the LAST, the CST in one of the sciences, the Written Assessment of Teaching Skills (ATS-W), and meet any additional New York State requirements.
Last modified: 5/10/2013