The Master of Arts in Teaching - Chemistry, a 38 credit hour program, prepares candidates for an initial license as a teacher of chemistry at the secondary level with courses, fieldwork and research in chemistry and the pedagogy required for teaching roles.
Please note admission to our MAT Chemistry program is currently suspended. Please contact our School of Education student services center at 978.542.2854 or email@example.com for more information about our other graduate education program offerings.
The School of Graduate Studies is currently revising this program to bring it into alignment with the new Massachusetts licensure regulations. The following information will serve only as general guidelines.
Upon acceptance into the program, you will complete a tentative Plan of Study in consultation with the program coordinator. You must request that any transfer credits be considered at this time. PLEASE NOTE THAT NO MORE THAN THREE COURSES TAKEN AT SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY BEFORE ADMISSION CAN BE COUNTED TOWARDS THIS PROGRAM. You should meet regularly with the program coordinator to discuss your progress and revise your plan of study as needed. The program coordinator will assess the potential acceptance of transfer credits.
*Candidates with standard certification or professional licensure (or not seeking it) replace the Practicum Experience requirement with a six (6) credit capstone experience planned with the program coordinator and approved by the Graduate Dean.
Note: Admission to all Chemistry courses requires the signature of the Program Coordinator.