This MAT in adolescence education program is for students who have an undergraduate degree in chemistry and seek certification to teach chemistry in grades 7-12. Students who complete the degree are eligible for initial certification (see Teacher Certification for more information). Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in chemistry. The applicant's undergraduate work must be acceptable to the Chemistry Department in Harpur College, as well as to the Graduate School of Education. Students without appropriate undergraduate preparation in chemistry are required to take additional credit-hours in consultation with the graduate director in Chemistry to be eligible to apply to this program. The MSEd program is for students who already hold certification in Chemistry; this program combines advanced study and practice in both an academic area and in professional education, enhancing the teaching and leadership abilities of secondary school educators. Completion of this degree and other requirements leads to professional certification in New York state as a teacher in grades 7-12 in Chemsitry.
Binghamton University - SUNY is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Graduate School of Education Teacher Education Program is also accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).