Become a science teacher....... 

Welcome to Buffalo State’s portal for Science Education!  Buffalo State has had a long standing tradition and reputation for excellence in teacher preparation.  We are glad you have made the decision to check out our programs and hope that we can answer all of your questions.  We understand that it can be confusing and offer you the opportunity to come and visit us or call to speak to any one of our faculty about our programs. 

    I touch the future, I teach.  
-Christa McAuliffe 
Undergraduate Secondary Science Teacher Certificates

In order to become a science teacher, you need to fulfill a set of requirements that will result in a state license called a certificate.  Buffalo State College offers the following secondary (grades 7-12) science certificates:     

To find out more about one of the sciences above click on it for additional information!

Master’s Degrees

For teachers who would like to fulfill their certificate requirements, Buffalo State offers you many different options. 

Use the links below to find what you need:

I am a high school student interested in becoming a science teacher.

I am an undeclared undergraduate student interested in science teaching.

I have a bachelors degree in science and would like to become a science teacher

I am a transfer student who wants to be a science teacher.

I am looking for a Master’s degree. 

None of the above fit me but I want to become a science teacher.   

The mediocre teacher tells.
The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates.
The great teacher inspires.
-William Arthur Ward, English novelist