Teachers of Chemistry Certificate Overview

Are you a high school chemistry or biology teacher who wants to teach dual enrollment chemistry classes, but you just don’t have the qualifications to do so?

Would you like to get the graduate courses you need to gain that certification?

Provided in partnership between Bluefield College in Bluefield, Virginia, and the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, Virginia, the Teachers of Chemistry Certificate Program features 18 hours of master’s level coursework in chemistry, giving teachers the graduate work they need to be qualified to teach dual enrollment chemistry, while also strengthening their chemistry knowledge and skills, in general, making them better teachers.

Made possible by funding from the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission, the curriculum is offered through Bluefield College Online and the Department of Chemistry, making it convenient, flexible and easier for participants to complete while maintaining their profession.

The Teachers of Chemistry Certificate Program is approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Program Requirements

Program Outcomes

Bluefield College’s Teachers of Chemistry Certificate Program is designed specifically to provide the certification teachers need to teach dual enrollment chemistry courses at high schools and community colleges.

Financial Aid

How much does the program cost?

Bottom line costs for the program will vary based on the resources provided for professional development by various school systems. Scholarship funds are also available making the program even more accessible. For cost information, contact BC Central at bccentral@bluefield.edu or 276.326.4215.