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Prospective Teachers


Science Education Program 
The Science Education Program at Stony Brook offers a palette of coursework, clinical practice, seminars and special projects that prepares students with undergraduate majors in biology, chemistry, earth science and/or physics to earn a Master of Arts in Teaching and to assume teaching positions in grades 7-12.  Undergraduates in degree programs in one of the four sciences can also earn certification through the Undergraduate Teacher Preparation Program.

Distributed Teacher and Leader Education (D-TALE)
This website serves as both an instructional and informational resource for current and potential undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students, as well as for experienced P-12 and University educators across disciplines.

School of Professional Development 
The MAT programs are administered through SPD. Applications are handled through SPD, as well as the process to file for New York State teacher certification.

Becoming a Biology Teacher 
Becoming a Chemistry Teacher 
Becoming an Earth Science Teacher 
Becoming a Physics Teacher

Scholarship Opportunities

Petrie Foundation Scholarship Loan Program