You are expected to have completed the equivalent of an academic major in a science
with a minimum GPA of 3.00 in your overall bachelors degree
program and a minimum GPA of 3.00 in science studies.
You must also demonstrate, through your application and
letters of reference, that
you possess the temperament and disposition to be an effective teacher.
will have little or no previous course work in education or formal classroom teaching
You should first consult with the MAT departmental advisor to
if you should proceed with the application process. Earth Science Advisor is:
Dr. Gilbert N.
You can apply on-line at
You will need:
There is no deadline for applying. You will, however, need to have all
paper work in well before the beginning of the semester you intend to
Language Requirement for Teacher Certification
At least one year of college-level study of a foreign language
Time to Complete Studies
The MAT program in Earth Science can often be completed
in three semesters for the full-time student and of course longer for the part-time student.