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Education: Advanced Certificate in Earth Science Teaching (8-12), for those licensed in another science area
The Advanced Graduate Certificate Program in Earth Science is designed to provide teachers of grades 8–12 with the broad background necessary to teach Regents Earth Science. It is intended primarily for teachers who are already licensed in another science and have therefore completed their required pedagogy courses. New York State requires 3 credits of geology for Earth Sciences Certification. The program covers the Regents Earth Science Core Curriculum in six courses (20 credits), two more than the minimum required for state certification. Students may take any 500- or 700-level courses to complete the remaining 10 credits. 

Requirements for Matriculation
These requirements are in addition to the general requirements for matriculation.​​
1. A
pplicants must submit a copy of their current teaching certification to demonstrate appropriate pedagogy background. 
2. Results of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test are required. Click here for more details.


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Fall Deadline April 1
Fall Extended DeadlineN/A
Spring DeadlineNovember 1
Spring Extended DeadlineN/A

Letters of Reference0
Essay  N/A
GRE  Yes

Accepts Non-MatricNo

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