Jun 26, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog

Master of Education in Middle/Secondary: Biology

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Director and Advisor:
Diane Monico, Ph.D.
Office: Benoit Education Center
Phone: (603) 897-8656
E-Mail: dmonico@rivier.edu

The Masters of Education with conversion in middle/secondary teaching is designed for individuals who hold a minimum of a baccalaureate degree (or its equivalent) in biology and who wish to complete the education coursework to be recommended for Initial Certification in secondary teaching Life Science. 

Degree Requirements (Minimum of 39 credits)

Electives (15 credits)

Students will take 15 credits of education electives after review of transcripts with Program Director.

Internship/Seminar (6 credits)

Other Program Requirements

  • Meeting with the program director to register for courses
  • Adherence to all requirements in Graduate Education program handbook
  • Comprehensive examination. In order to be recommended for certification, students must earn a passing score on the licensing tests required by the New Hampshire Department of Education.
  • Students seeking teacher certification must apply to the Professional Educator Program (PEPP) after successfully completing 12 credits, receiving positive reports from a cooperating practitioner and college professor, maintaining a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, and successful completion of Praxis Core Academic Skills.

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