MAT  Secondary Biology, Chemistry or Mathematics Prerequisite Requirements
All Applicants must:
 Complete the online Graduate Application.
 Complete a Bachelor’s Degree in a science or mathematics discipline from an accredited institution.
 Provide transcripts of all previous collegelevel and graduate level coursework.
 Official transcripts must come in a sealed envelope directly from the institution. If a student receives the transcripts, the student must keep the envelope sealed and deliver the transcripts directly to the admissions office.
 If the transcripts are from an institution located outside of the United States, transcripts will need to be evaluated by either WES or AACRAO.
 Attain a cumulative GPA in past academic work of no less than 3.0 on a fourpoint scale.
 Provide two letters of recommendation from professional colleagues.
 Successfully complete Praxis I (PPST) or achieve the qualifying SAT, GRE, or ACT scores.
Additional Requirements for Fields of Licensure:
Biology
 Completion of 32 semester hours, of which 20 semester hours must be at the upper division, with a grade of C or higher, as follows:
 8 semester hours of introductory coursework in Biology
 4 semester hours of Chemistry
 4 semester hours of Earth/Space Science
 4 semester hours of Physics
 4 semester hours of research in Biology
 4 semester hours of Calculus
 4 semester hours of Statistics
 Completion of Advanced Competencies in Biology (usually 3rd or 4th year courses) in the following areas:
 Genetics
 Ecology
 Molecular Biology
 Evolution or Evolutionary Biology
Chemistry
 Completion of 32 semester hours, of which 20 semester hours must be at the upper division, with a grade of C or higher, as follows:
 8 semester hours of introductory coursework in Chemistry
 4 semester hours of Biology
 4 semester hours of Earth/Space Science
 4 semester hours of Physics
 4 semester hours of research in Chemistry
 4 semester hours of Calculus
 4 semester hours of Statistics
 Completion of Advanced Competencies in Chemistry (usually 3rd or 4th year courses) in the following areas:
 Analytical Chemistry
 Organic Chemistry
 Biochemistry
Mathematics
 Completion of 32 semester hours, of which 20 semester hours must be at the upper division, with a grade of C or higher, in the field of Mathematics
 Completion of Mathematics Competencies in the following areas:
 Number and Operation
 Algebra
 Geometries
 Calculus
 Discrete mathematics
 Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability
 Measurement
