B.A. / EdM On Campus

Chemistry - Chemistry Adolescence Education

University at Buffalo

60 months
24990 USD/year
24990 USD/year
7270 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Chemistry - Chemistry Adolescence Education program of the University at Buffalo is an accelerated, combined degree program that leads to a chemistry BA and chemistry education EdM in five years and focuses on preparing you to teach chemistry at the adolescence level.


Coursework taken in the first three years of the Chemistry - Chemistry Adolescence Education program of the University at Buffalo provides you with a deep understanding of chemistry, making you a content expert in your field, and select education courses include experiential components that exposes you to the nuances of the profession.

The graduate portion of the program continues to build understanding of science and provides the skills to become an effective teacher. The final year includes a residency where students co-teach alongside an expert chemistry teacher. The opportunity to experience the inner workings of the classroom from fall setup to end-of-year grading prepares students to enter the teaching profession with expertise and confidence.

At the end this program, successful students will receive recommendation for New York State Initial and Professional Teacher Certification.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students in the combined program will complete the same learning outcomes as for the Chemistry BA degree. In addition, graduates of the Chemistry Education EdM program will:

  • Demonstrate subject specific content expertise that supports effective teaching in the field. 
  • Create inclusive learning environments to meet individual differences in a caring, culturally responsive, and professional manner. 
  • Construct relevant and rigorous curricula that include critical assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Design, develop, and evaluate learning experiences that maximize the use of digital and interactive technologies. 
  • Promote the application of research and evidence-based practices in diverse settings throughout their teaching careers.
  • Remain intellectually curious, continually updating their knowledge and skills to ensure ongoing excellence in teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Psychology
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Sociology of Education
  • Education
  • Adolescent Writing across Curriculum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


156 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to UB’s freshman class is selective and is based in part on the quality of your secondary school academic record and the number of spaces available in the class
  • You should feel confident applying to UB if you have an above-average academic record and have taken challenging courses in high school to help prepare you to be successful at university
  • UB uses a 4.0 grading scale and we expect students applying here to have the equivalent of a 3.0 on that scale. That is the same as a grade of B or 83 on a 100-point scale
  • English language requirements
  • Personal Essay
  • You must submit one (1) teacher recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24990 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    24990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24990 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    7270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7270 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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