There are two options for completing the Advanced Content Specialization in Science. (Please note that each option has unique admission procedures.)
The following are the admission requirements for the M.Ed. program with an Advanced Content Specialization-Science Requirements
To apply to the M.Ed. program, prospective students must complete a graduate school application and send the following to Graduate Admissions:
Prospective students must have a 3.0 or higher GPA on the last 60 credits of undergraduate work taken from a regionally accredited college or university.
Once you are admitted for graduate study, contact Doug Busman in the College of Education to schedule an advising appointment.
Location: 101 Eberhard Center Phone: 616-331-6831 Department: Education, Student Information & Service Center Dept. Phone: 616-331-6650
After meeting with Doug Busman, you will be referred to Dr. Deborah Herrington in the Chemistry Department to schedule an interview.
If you are accepted to Target Inquiry, you will be notified by email and then will be instructed to meet with Doug Busman for College of Education course advising and the development of your planned program.
Target Inquiry, independent of the M.Ed. program, is referred to as a certificate program. The certificate program is ideal for teachers who already have an M.Ed. or M.S. and are seeking professional development in science tailored to the needs of middle and high school teachers. Note that the application and admission processes for the certificate program differ from those for the M.Ed.
Admission to the science certificate program requires:
Applicants must be admitted to GVSU as a non-degree seeking graduate student. You can apply online or download the Non-Degree Application Graduate as a pdf. You must also submit the following application materials directly to the TI program:
Please send application materials to:
Target Inquiry Admissions
Chemistry Department 312 Padnos Hall Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI 49401-9403