SCIENCE TEACHING CENTER

     
Earth Science Education, B.S.
7-12 and 5-6 Extension Programs

The earth science secondary education program leads to a New York State Initial Certificate for teaching both earth sciences and general sciences in grades 7-12. The secondary education earth science program with the 5-6 Extension  leads to a New York State Initial Certificate for teaching both earth sciences and general sciences in grades 5–12. Students seeking admission to the B.S. earth science education program should initially enroll in the B.S . earth sciences program.
Earth Science Education (7-12), B.S.
Earth Science Education (7-12; 5-6 Extension) B.S.

Earth Science Education
Postbaccalaureate Teacher Certification,
7-12 and 5-6 Extension Programs

The secondary education earth science Postbaccalaureate certification-only program leads to a New York State Initial Certificate for teaching both earth sciences and general sciences in grades 7-12. The secondary education earth science Postbaccalaureate certification-only program with a 5-6 Extension leads to a New York State Initial Certificate for teaching both earth sciences and general sciences in grades 5-12. The program is intended for persons with existing undergraduate degrees in earth sciences or a related field who are interested in obtaining certification to teach earth sciences in secondary schools or general science in middle schools.
Earth Science Education (7-12) Postbaccalaureate Teacher Certification
Earth Science Education (7-12; 5-6 Extension) Postbaccalaureate Teacher Certification

Earth Science Education, M.S.Ed. 7-12

This program is designed for in-service teachers or those seeking science teaching certification. The earth science education program permits graduate work in any of the sciences or mathematics, in addition to required science education coursework. The program presumes an undergraduate background in geology/earth sciences; however, individuals with deficiencies may be granted conditional admittance.
Earth Science Education (7-12) M.S.Ed.

Career Information

Recent graduates have been hired as teachers in middle schools and high schools. Graduates also work areas such as public education at museums and nature study centers and educational support companies. Currently, science teachers are in high demand across the United States. The U.S. Department of labor projects job prospects to be particularly good  for teachers in high-demand fields like science.