The Master of Arts in Teaching - Secondary Earth Science Concentration is a full-time 47 hour program that leads to initial teaching certification in 6-12th grade Earth and Space Science. This program is intended for students with a BA or BS in Earth Science and/or Geology who wish to earn a State of Michigan teacher certification.

What You Will Learn

You will learn inclusive teaching methods and practices for application in secondary earth science classrooms. You will study in subject areas such as the nature of science, teaching science with dinosaurs, and principles of hydrology for educators.


Certified teachers with the Earth/Space Science (DH) endorsement can teach earth science in 6-12th grade classrooms. As a student in this program you may seek advising, apply for scholarships, and participate in activities both in the Department of Geography & Geology 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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