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)
Become a Chemistry Teacher through the Brandeis MAT Program
The Brandeis Chemistry Department stands out for its recognized excellence rivaling the best large institutions in the United States. MATstudents concentrating in chemistry work closely with the department's award winning faculty, who are widely recognized leaders in the major traditional divisions of chemistry, as well as in the increasingly important interdisciplinary areas of chemical biology, complex systems, materials chemistry and catalysis. Your preparation as a chemistry teacher at Brandeis includes a rigorous yet supportive scientific training, a collaborative environment to nurture personal skills in communication, teaching and teamwork, and state of the art instrumentation to facilitate cutting-edge research.
Did you know that Brandeis Chemistry ranked as high as 13th in the United States?
The National Research Council (NRC) recently released its report, which normalized for faculty size, ranks the chemistry Ph.D. program at Brandeis as high as 13th among the more than 150 similar programs in US.
To read more about the Brandeis Chemistry Department in the news, go to www.brandeis.edu/departments/chemistry/news.htmlDownload the Secondary MAT Year at a Glance 2012-2013 (PDF)