The 6-8 Science Teaching Certificate Program enables teachers to extend their competence in teaching middle grades science. It will enhance their understanding of science content, inquiry and problem solving and their knowledge of science curriculum and ways of teaching science to middle grades students from diverse and minority backgrounds. Completion of the certificate will better prepare individuals for teaching science in middle schools. Entrance requirements are Bachelor’s degree and a 3.0 GPA in the last two years of college work. This certificate program is open to non-degree-seeking students only.