Career and Academic Opportunities

Individuals who complete the BS Chemistry and MAT Secondary Science will be regarded as highly qualified to teach grades 6–12 Chemistry. Having completed the MAT, these individuals are qualified to pursue an advanced degree in education, such as an Education Specialist (EdS), Doctor of Education (EdD), or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), each in a variety of related disciplines. Some MAT graduates may pursue a Masters degree (MA) in Chemistry or similar field.


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Admission Requirements


Double Owl Admission Requirements 
  • GPA: 3.00 in KSU undergraduate coursework
  • 60 hours completed toward Bachelor's degree
  • 30 hours completed in residence at KSU
  • Recommendation from 2 KSU faculty
Double Counted Courses Include
  • SCED 6412 to count for Integrative Elective
  • EDUC 6240 to count for Integrative Elective
  • Science Elective (graduate course with CHEM, SCI, or SCED prefix) to count for Integrative Elective
Graduate Admission Requirements

Suggested Timeline

Apply to Double Owl early in Junior year. Apply to Graduate Program in Senior Year by posted graduate program deadline.

Sample Academic Plan Apply Here
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Contact Information

Undergraduate Information

Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Department / College
Chemistry and Biochemistry / College of Science and Mathematics
Science Building, Room 210A

Advising Contact
Patrick Nugent, Academic Advisor
jnugent2@kennesaw.edu
470-578-4355

Graduate Information

Graduate Degree
Master of Arts in Teaching, Secondary Science Education Concentration

Department / College
Secondary and Middle Grades Education / Bagwell College of Education
Education Building, Room 355

Advising Contact
Brendan Callahan, Program Director
bcallah7@kennesaw.edu
470-578-2394