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Physical Science

Lake Superior State University

48 months
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500 USD/credit 15500 USD/year
500 USD/credit 15500 USD/year
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About

This program from Lake Superior State University is an approved secondary teaching major leading to Michigan Teacher Certification in Physical Science (endorsement code DP).

Overview

This Physical Science program from Lake Superior State University combines an interdisciplinary preparation in the natural sciences (chemistry and physics) with your interest in a career as a teacher at the secondary level, grades 6-12.

When completing option A the candidate is not required to complete a teaching minor. Option B candidates must complete a teaching minor from those listed on the Secondary Teaching pages of the website.  Secondary teacher certification enables the candidate to teach chemistry, physics and physical science in grades 6-12. Contact the School of Education for additional information.

In addition to classroom teaching, graduates can pursue careers as science educators and curriculum specialists, or enter graduate study in science, science education or related fields.

The LSSU chemistry program has been approved by the American Chemical Society, and may provide certified degrees in Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry, Biochemistry Pre-Professional, and Environmental Chemistry degrees if a student chooses this track.  In addition, the B.S. in Chemistry for Secondary Education degree may also be certified by the ACS.  Graduates completing the prescribed requirements are awarded an ACS certificate signifying their completion of the approved degree and can qualify for membership in the Society upon graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • General Chemistry 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Introductory Biochemistry
  • Physical Chemistry 
  • Physical Chemistry Lab
  • Junior Seminar
  • Senior Seminar
  • Principles of Physics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

124 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.4
2.4 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

Requirements:

  • Submission of Online Application
  • Submission of official transcripts.
  • Submission test scores.  (Test scores are not required for students who have been out of high school for two years or more or for students with 19 credits or more of transfer credit completed after high school.)
  • Submit test scores.  (Test scores are not required for students who have been out of high school for two years or more or for students with 19 credits or more of transfer credit completed after high school.)
  • Minimum admissions criteria is a 2.4 high school GPA and SAT score of 980 or ACT score of 19 or above.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 USD per credit during 48 months.

Per Credit hour

Living costs for Sault Sainte Marie

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.

Funding

More than 90% of full-time students receive aid.

Scholarships ranging from $500 to $8,000 are available to high school graduates and Michigan community college graduates. Students must be admitted to LSSU by March 1 for consideration.

LSSU participates in most federal and state financial aid programs.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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