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Chemistry Education Secondary

Ferris State University

48 months
20552 USD/year
12740 USD/year
12740 USD/year
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Chemistry Education Secondary teachers at Ferris State University guide students in discovering the marvelous logic, efficient simplicity and design behind a myriad of complex events in nature.


The technological revolution has added an infectious new excitement to the lessons of chemistry. Chemistry education today provides access to new knowledge, helping people understand how things happen in the natural and physical environment.

The employment outlook for chemistry education students is excellent. Graduates of this Chemistry Education Secondary program at Ferris State University are prepared to teach in high schools and also have the necessary basic preparation to enter a career in industry or pursue an advanced degree in science. 

One semester of directed teaching at the secondary level is required. A teaching minor is also required.

Career Prospects

Chemistry education is a four-year curriculum that may be selected as a major. A teaching minor is also required. You cannot have a chemistry teaching minor with this teaching major. Successful completion of the program leads to recommendation for a Michigan Secondary Provisional Certificate. 

The program is designed to take full advantage of the unusual, hands-on Ferris instructional capabilities in developing both teaching and subject matter competency. Students receive the broad background in classroom, laboratory and field training essential to be effective teachers.

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • General Chemistry 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school students and transfer students with 29 credit hours or less must possess a high school grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) or an ACT composite score of 17 or 900 SAT.
  • Transfer students with 30 credit hours or more must possess a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Students transferring into the program with completed majors or minors must have the appropriate GPA as established by each department.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20552 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    12740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12740 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12740 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Big Rapids

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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