The Master of Arts in Teaching - Secondary Chemistry Concentration leads to an initial teaching endorsement in 6-12th grade Chemistry. This program is intended for students with a BA or BS in chemistry, or an equivalent degree, who wish to earn teacher certification in the State of Michigan.

What You Will Learn

You will learn inclusive teaching methods and practices for application in secondary chemistry classrooms. You will study in subject areas such as research in chemistry, chemical safety in the research environment, and curriculum and methods for teaching in secondary classrooms.


Certified teachers with the Chemistry (DC) endorsement are eligible to teach chemistry in a variety of educational settings, including public and private middle schools and high schools, grades 6-12. As a student in this program you may seek advising, apply for scholarships, and participate in activities both in the Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences, the home department for this program, and in the Department of Teacher Education in the College of Education, home of the professional teaching courses.

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