Science Education (Biology, Chemistry, Earth/Space, Physics)

A College of Science degree in Science Education prepares future science teachers for certification at the middle and high school level. Students customize their focus by selecting a major area of study in biology, chemistry, physics, or earth and space science within an interdisciplinary science framework. The Science Education degree ensures students are thoroughly educated in their content discipline and modern theories of learning and education. Graduates are in high demand as STEM education and careers continue to grow in demand.

Science Education (Biology, Chemistry, Earth/Space, Physics) Website

Plan of Study

Science Education - Biology Concentration, BS

Science Education - Chemistry Concentration, BS

Science Education - Earth Space Science Concentration, BS

Science Education - Physics Concentration, BS


Related Career Interests

Careers in Science Education (Biology, Chemistry, Earth/Space, Physics)

  • Middle school teacher
  • High school teacher

Transfer to Science Education (Biology, Chemistry, Earth/Space, Physics)

Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Additional Requirements: Completion of at least one semester of college-level calculus with a grade of C or higher.

Contact Information
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