Chemistry Secondary Education Certification

Students who intend to pursue a career as a chemistry teacher at the secondary level will need to complete the major in chemistry in addition to the required education courses. The faculty of the Education Department and the Chemistry and Physics Department will work closely with you to ensure that you are able to meet the requirements of this program.

Requirements for the Certification

At this time, in addition to the courses required for the chemistry major and the education major, in order to earn certification, the state of Maryland requires that students complete:


BIOL 110-129Biological Inquiry


BIOL 202Physiology of Plants & Animals


More information about secondary education requirements is available in the Department of Education listings. Completing the teacher education requirements may require time beyond the four years of a B.A. program.