Chemistry Education (MAT)

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Chemistry Education
Master of Arts in Teaching, 7-12
Extend your talent into the field of teaching. As a student in SUNY Oswego's MAT Chemistry program, you will learn the pedagogical skills to take your love of chemistry into the classroom.
America needs STEM

America needs teachers in the STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology and Math) disciplines. As a graduate of this program, you will be able to enhance science education for students in grades 7-12.

As a student in this program, you will develop a professional portfolio through coursework in chemistry and education. You will gain real world experience through field placement and student teaching experiences.

Tailor to your chemistry interests

As a graduate of this program, you will be eligible to earn your NYSED initial teaching certification. You can tailor your chemistry education to best suit your interests, and choose to take elective courses in analytic, inorganic, organic, biochemistry or physical chemistry or a combination of all disciplines.

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Admission requirements
Official transcripts showing confirmation of a Bachelor's degree
GRE test score
(if GPA Is lower than 2.7)
Purpose Statement
Two letters of recommendation
ALST test
(to be taken before completion of MAT program)
Part II
Program advisement meeting
Application deadline
March 1 for Summer or Fall admission
October 1 for Spring admission
Length of program
53 credit hours
Application Fee
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Joy Logan now works as a general chemistry lab coordinator and instructional support technician at SUNY ESF.
Joy Logan landed her dream job while still a graduate student in the MAT Chemistry Education and Chemistry graduate programs, thanks to her understanding of education and chemistry.