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For Prospective Teachers

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For Practicing Teachers

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For High School Students


Undergraduate STEM Education

Preparation to teach Science or Math is accomplished through a double major.  Elementary and early childhood teacher candidates can select Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Geoscience, Mathematics or Integrated Math & Science (ISM) as the second major.  Secondary education majors can select Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Geoscience or Mathematics as the second major. 

Graduate-Level Teacher Certification

part-time and evening program for working students with completion in just under two years. Suited for college graduates and career changers seeking an initial teaching certificate. The Graduate-Level Teacher Certification program is appropriate for applicants who have a proven record of academic performance, are committed to the ideals of the teaching profession and have the potential to succeed as teachers.

TEACH first class

This exciting, nine-month accelerated graduate residency program immerses students in K-6 classrooms. Residency graduates gain the teaching credentials and hands-on experience they need, while establishing the professional knowledge, relationships and support networks essential to success.  The program’s 21 credits can be applied towards the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program at Rider.