Now offering MAT programs in Mathematics and Chinese!
(Obtain an initial licensure to teach Mathematics or Chinese in a secondary school system)
Be certified to work with students with moderate disabilities!
(Receive dual certification through our elementary program)
Intrigued with Biological Sciences?
Have you been swept up by the exhilarating pace of discovery in the Life Sciences? While you train to become a biology teacher through the Brandeis MAT program, you will continue to be confronted with complex problems demanding new approaches that cut across traditional disciplines. The interactive and stimulating environment of Brandeis University fosters thinking "outside the box", where biophysical and genetic approaches merge with the tools of biochemistry and molecular biology to investigate the fundamental processes of life. The graduate programs are committed to interdisciplinary training, spanning five academic departments as well as four research centers. Brandeis University offers the rare combination of an internationally recognized research university in a small college setting that promotes close interactions with prestigious faculty.
Brandeis offers the following programs in the biological sciences: General Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Physics, Neuroscience, Molecular and Cell Biology, Genetic Counseling.Download the Secondary MAT Year at a Glance 2012-2013 (PDF)