Adolescence Science Education

Spread your love of science in secondary schools.

Looking to get certified to teach biology, chemistry, physics or earth sciences? We offer a two-year sequence of classes, some of which may be taken online with our American Museum of Natural History partners. For qualified candidates looking for a fast track to degree completion, all degree requirements may even be met in as little as a year or 18 months.

The accounting program at Brooklyn College is giving me the real world experience I need to be a CPA.

Alberto Epstein Rodriguez
Majors: Accounting (CPA track) and Business, Management, and Finance

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Quick Facts

  • A recent Bayer Corporation study reported that 91 percent of scientists had teachers who encouraged their interest in science in high school.
  • Science education was first standardized in the United States in the 1890s at the behest of the National Education Association.
  • Our program has different course requirements depending on whether or not you already have a New York State Initial Teaching Certificate in Adolescence Science.

Possible Careers

  • Eighth grade biology teacher
  • Chemistry teacher in a private high school
  • Physics tutor at a tutoring firm