Master in Teaching

Science Endorsement

Science

Minimum coursework expectations for this endorsement are 60 credits with significant lab work, including all minimum expectations (45 credits) for one of the following sciences: biology, chemistry, earth and space science, or physics and at least 15 additional credits in the other three sciences, 4 credits minimum in each. Concepts to be familiar with in each type of science and supporting math include:

  • Biology, including the cell, genetics, human anatomy and physiology, evolution, classification of organisms, ecosystems
  • Chemistry: molecular building blocks and chemical processes
  • Earth and space science, including geology and astronomy
  • Physics: matter, energy, forces and motion
  • Use of math in science, including algebra, probability and statistics, calculus

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    For MiT admissions purposes, another endorsement is required with this endorsement.