Science and Technology Advanced Certificate


Program Overview

This advanced certificate program is designed to provide elementary teachers with in-depth pedagogical and content understanding for teaching Earth & Space, Physical and Life Sciences in the elementary schools.  In addition, the program provides hands-on instruction for teaching children with a variety of educational technologies specifically related to science and mathematics learning and digital tools for the classroom.  


Students complete a one-year sequence beginning in the Fall semester. Courses are offered in the afternoon and evening.




This program does not lead to NYS teacher certification.

Eligibility and Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
    • Include relevant experiences as a teacher or teacher assistant in elementary or middle school
  • Two letters of recommendation

To Apply

Applications are accepted each Fall semester.

To start your application, visit the Hunter College Online Application.

Application Deadlines

Fall Start: March 15

Related Programs

If you seek a Master’s degree, and hold Childhood Education Grades 1-6 certification, consider applying to our Master’s degree programs in Childhood STEM Education

Contact an Admission Advisor

Program Leaders

Dennis Robbins

Frank Gardella