Our Department participates in three Masters degree programs with the Education Department here at Iona College. All three programs are in adolescence education (grades 7- 12) and are approved by the New York State Education Department and satisfy the academic requirements for the New York State Teaching Certificate
Our programs are one of only a very few programs that are both recognized by the NSTA (National Science Teachers Association) and accredited by NCATE (The National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education Association)
Initial Certification Programs
The Masters of Science Teaching (MST) is an initial certification program that is designed to help individuals who have not had previous experience in science education but have completed an undergraduate degree in biology
Advanced Professional Program
"Our passion is to help students lay the foundation necessary to become Master Science Teachers"