Math And Science Teacher (MAST) Program

The CSU East Bay Math And Science Teacher (MAST) Program is designed to provide scholars opportunities to explore science and mathematics teaching at the K-12 levels. This program is open to current STEM majors. Scholars will join a community of students interested in STEM education. The scholars will engage in teacher education coursework, field experience directly in the K-12 classrooms, and science and math education workshops at CSUEB and in the greater Bay Area. This program will enable students to obtain up to 45 hours of classroom experience which is required for entrance into the teaching credential program.

Students who successfully complete the MAST Program with at least a 2.67 overall GPA, and successfully meet all Multiple and/or Single Subject Credential Admissions requirements (including testing, documents and interview) will have priority in the admissions process. Additionally, a $1,000 Scholarship is available for MAST Scholars upon successful completion of their first term in the CSUEB Credential Program AND completion of the Math Subject Matter Program OR passing the CSETs.

ONLY Undergraduates are eligible to apply (graduating in 2018 or 2019 with their first undergraduate degree).

Scholarship Opportunities and Requirements

  • Graduating by June 2019 – $1,000 Scholarship
  • Requirements: Participate in two termly STEM Education workshops
  • Graduating by June 2018 – $3,000 Scholarship
  • Requirements: Participate in three termly STEM Education workshops and take the following three teacher education courses: TED 3001 (3 units), TED 3007 (1 unit), TED 3008(1 unit)

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$1,000 - $3,000
Supplemental Questions
  1. It is required that you discuss your interest in learning about K-12 STEM teaching and pursuing a teaching career. If you did not adequately address this in your General Applications essay responses, you must provide an additional statement here.
  2. Submit a copy of your unofficial transcripts.
  3. Download and complete the MAST Major GPA Form. Save and upload the completed form, below.
  4. Download and complete the MAST Proposed Schedule. Save and upload the completed form, below.
  5. Provide a secondary email address that you read regularly.