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Master of Arts in Teaching - Secondary Integrated Science Concentration (MAT-ED SIS)


The Master of Arts in Teaching - Secondary Integrated Science Concentration is a 37-38 hour program leading to initial teaching certification in Integrated Science grades 6-12. The program is intended for students with a BA or BS in Integrated/General Science or an equivalent degree who wish to earn teacher certification with the State of Michigan.

Admission Requirements


Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for admission:

  • Meet the Graduate School admission requirements;
  • Hold a 2.75 undergraduate GPA or 3.0 in the last half of the undergraduate work or 3.3 GPA in 12 hours or more of work at the graduate level
  • Furnish an analysis of professional goals written by the candidate. This analysis should include a description of how the chosen degree program will help meeting the selected goals and how the candidate’s life experiences, accomplishments, and interests will contribute to his or her success in the program;
  • Request and have submitted two letters of recommendation that address the candidate’s professional commitment, experience, and potential. The transcripts, analysis of goals and letters of recommendation should give evidence of potential for graduate-level scholarship.
  • Official scores from the general SAT (if taken after March 1, 2016) with a Mathematics minimum sub-score of 530 and Evidenced- Based Reading and Writing minimum sub-score of 480. Scores from the MTTC Basic Skills Test, MTTC Professional Readiness Exam, ACT or Michigan Merit Exam may be used as well. See an advisor for details.
  • Freedom from civil/criminal convictions, academic probation, or administrative probation; ICHAT Criminal Background Check and Statement of Civil/Criminal Convictions; For any civil/criminal conviction provide a copy of Judgment of Sentence, Registrar of Actions, or Certification of Conviction and a written explanation of the offense; Applications of students with civil/criminal convictions will be carefully reviewed and may take longer to process.
  • An undergraduate BA or BS in Integrated/General Science or equivalent from an accredited college or university, including the following:

Mathematics

Calculus-based Introductory Mechanics Physics Course with Lab; Algebra-based Electricity and Magnetism with Lab

Physics & Astronomy

Modern Physics; Astronomy for Science Majors

Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry I for Science Majors with Lab; Inorganic Chemistry II for Science Majors with Lab; Organic Chemistry I for Science Majors

Biology

Introductory Biology I for Science Majors with Lab (Cell Structures and Function, Molecular Biology, Mendelian and Population Genetics, Evolutionary Theory and Ecology); Introductory Biology II for Science Majors with Lab (Evolutionary theory, Ecology, Plant Physiology, Development, and Diversity; Animal Physiology, Development, Diversity, and Behavior); Ecology

Earth Science

Earth Science for Science Majors with Lab - Dynamic Earth Systems; Earth Science for Science Majors with Lab (earth systems through time); Earth Science (weather, climate, and earth systems with Lab)

Department Information


Teacher Education, College of Education

Martha Kinney-Sedgwick, Ph.D. | Department Head | 313 Porter | 734.487.3260 | mkinneys@emich.edu

Advisor Information


Amy Eastman | 206 Porter | 734.487.2048 | amy.eastman@emich.edu

Degree Requirements: 37-38 hours