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Math and Science Teacher (MAST) Program

A program for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and Liberal Studies Majors interested in K-12 education.

Program Description

The CSU East Bay Math and Science Teacher (MAST) Program is designed to provide scholars opportunities to explore science and mathematics education at the middle school and high school levels. This program is open to current STEM and Liberal Studies majors. Liberal studies majors with an interest in teaching elementary school need to be interested in math or science. Scholars will join a community of students interested in STEM education. The scholars will engage in teacher education coursework, field experience directly in the 6-12 grade classrooms, and science and math education workshops at CSUEB and in the greater Bay Area. This program will enable students to obtain 45 hours of classroom experience which is required for entrance into the teaching credential program. Students who successfully complete the MAST Program with at least a 2.67 overall GPA, and successfully meet all Credential Admissions requirements (including testing, documents and interview) for the Multiple and/or Single Subject will have priority in the admissions process.

Scholarship Opportunities and Requirements

JUNIORS

  • Graduating by June 2020:  $1,000 Scholarship
  • Requirements: Participate in three STEM Education workshops

SENIORS

  • Graduating by June 2019: $3,000 Scholarship
  • Requirements:
    • Participate in 3 STEM Education workshops AND
    • Take the following 2 teacher education courses: TED 301(3 units) and TED 302 (3 units) 

CREDENTIAL STUDENTS

Teaching Credential Program Entrance

Successful CSUEB STEM and Liberal Studies students who complete the MAST Program with at least a 2.67 overall GPA, and successfully meet all Credential Admissions requirements (including testing, documents and interview) will have priority in the admissions process

Application Due Date: 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

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