Secondary Education Certification - Earth Science, Master | California University of Pennsylvania | California, United States
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Secondary Education Certification - Earth Science

30 months
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774 USD/credit 9288 USD/year
774 USD/credit 9288 USD/year
516 USD/credit 6192 USD/year
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Launch a successful Earth science teaching career with this top-quality Secondary Education Certification - Earth Science program from California University of Pennsylvania that prepares you to teach grades 7-12 in Pennsylvania. Complete your Level I secondary education certification and master's degree within five semesters - four semesters of courses and one semester of student teaching.

Overview

The Secondary Education Certification - Earth Science program from California University of Pennsylvania is designed for students with a background in Earth science, but open to bachelor's degree holders in any field.  

Gain experience and expertise on a flexible schedule.

Rigorous courses in pedagogy combine with lab-based Earth science classes to give you mastery of discipline-specific teaching skills. 

Extensive fieldwork in assigned Pennsylvania classrooms and student teaching make you job-ready.

Online classes, on-site fieldwork and a two-day summer residency enable you to earn your degree while working full time.

Degree Benefits

Before beginning the full-time student teaching component of this program, Cal U students gain hours of fieldwork in local school districts. This helps them excel in student teaching and stand out in the Earth science education job market.

  • Study Earth science curriculum development techniques and how to use the Standards Aligned System (SAS).
  • Learn top strategies in classroom management.
  • Master classroom technology for the teaching of Earth science.
  • Deepen your knowledge of astronomy, geology, oceanography, meteorology and other related topics.
  • Gain real-world teaching experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Chemistry 
  •  Geology 
  • Oceanography 
  • Historical Geology 
  • Earth Resources or 
  • Introduction to Meteorology 
  • Climatology 
  • Hydrology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.80 or higher (Students with a GPA below 2.80 may apply for conditional admission)
  • Official transcripts from an accredited undergraduate institution

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 30 months.
  • National

    9288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 30 months.
  • In-State

    6192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 30 months.

Living costs for California

1570 - 2658 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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