Why YOU should study Biology Secondary Education at Bay Path
Share your passion for biology while developing your skills to teach in a culturally and linguistically diverse classroom during observations and fieldwork, mentored by your Bay Path professors and by experienced science educators in the public schools.
The need for teachers in Biology Secondary Education has never been greater. Fueled by the rapid changes in the scientific field and the demand for skilled and knowledgeable professionals for the growing science and health-based industries, there is a demand for teachers at the middle and high school level who combine the latest in scientific knowledge and procedures.
The Biology Secondary Education program consists of a biology major combined with appropriate education courses. Students are required to take the Bay Path University core, a biological science core, and a education core. The course sequence has been developed to prepare you for the Biology MTEL, the necessary licensure for teaching grades 8-12,
Upon completion, student earn an initial license in Biology issued by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Students graduating from this program qualify for license equivalency in states outside of Massachusetts once they pass the qualifying exams in those states.