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Master of Arts in Teaching in Science Education


Earn a Master's Degree in Science Education plus PA Teacher Certification
in 18 months by taking classes online and meeting face-to-face
one Saturday per month.


* View a short informative presentation video by program faculty *

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in Science Education is an 18-month program leading to both a master‘s degree as well as teacher certification via the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE).

    The program is designed for professionals and recent college graduates who already hold a degree in a scientific discipline and who wish to teach science in either a middle school or high school. Students will complete a sequence of six courses to teach research-based principles of safe and effective science instruction followed by a 12-week student teaching practicum. Students will also complete and present a research project and comprehensive teaching portfolio.

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