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Earth & Space Science Education (Grades 6-12)

Explore our Earth & Space Science Education program

Earth & Space Science Education (Grades 6-12)

Our program is built on a rich heritage of nationally recognized teacher education to prepare chemistry, earth-space science and physics teachers for the 21st century. Our program equips teacher candidates to be competitive and marketable to work nationwide and enable them to get a job before they graduate.

Our program offers students a quality preparation in science content, research-based best practices, and effective instructional strategies. Students will be ready to embrace the next generation science standards (NGSS) through clinical teaching and community service. Learn the requirements by viewing the complete degree requirements.

What can you do with this degree?

This degree prepares students for careers in these following fields, among others:

  • High school teacher
  • Middle school science teacher
  • Educational Liaison
  • Museum educator
  • Director of STEM initiatives
  • Educational Administrator

How do you become a middle or high school teacher in this area through ESU?

The teacher education program available for students wanting to teach at the secondary level (grades 6-12) is a joint responsibility of this department and the department overseeing middle and secondary education. Learn more about what is involved in becoming a middle or high school teacher in this area.

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