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Master of Arts in Teaching - Secondary Biology Concentration (MAT-ED STB)


The MAT - Secondary Biology Concentration is a full-time, 43 credit hour program, which leads to initial teaching certification in high school biology and an endorsement to science in grades 6-8. The program is designed for qualified students to begin in the Spring semester and finish at the end of the following Summer semester. The program is intended for students with a BA or BS in biology or a biology-related field who wish to earn a State of Michigan teacher certificate.

Admission
The following are qualifications for admission to the MAT - Secondary Biology Concentration Program:

  1. An undergraduate degree in biology or a biology-related field from an accredited college or university;

  2. A minimum of 28 semester hours in biology coursework is required and must include the following:

    • Genetics

    • Physiology

    • Botany

    • Zoology

  3. Two semesters of Introductory Chemistry;

  4. One semester of Organic Chemistry;

  5. One semester of Biochemistry (or a second semester of Organic Chemistry);

  6. Two semesters of Introductory Physics;

  7. One semester of Calculus or Statistics;

  8. Minimum grade point average of 2.75 in the last half of undergraduate work;

  9. Two letters of recommendation, including one from a college professor;

  10. Pass on all sections of the MTTC Basic Skills Test;

  11. Attendance of a MAT orientation meeting and completion of an on-demand writing assessment;

  12. And a signed statement regarding civil/criminal conviction(s).

Methods Course: 3 hours


Biology Content Courses: 9 hours


  • Any BIO or BIOT elective (3 hrs)

Program Total: 43 hours


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