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Secondary Science Education


STUDY SCIENCE AND LEARN TO TEACH IT


​The Secondary Science Education major at the University of Delaware offers students interested in teaching middle or high school science the opportunity to study their scientific area of interest while also learning about and practicing the best teaching methods. 

Bachelors degrees are offered in Biology Education​Chemistry Education​Earth Science Education and Physics Education​. All programs are accredited by the  National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).​​ 

Students complete the requirements for a Liberal Arts degree by majoring in their content area and taking professional education courses as well. Qualifie​d students can enroll in Honors sections of several laboratory and lecture sections each semester. On completing the state-approved program’s requirements students will receive the university’s endorsement for teaching certification.​

To learn more about secondary education opportunities in different disciplines, please visit the UD Secondary Education​​ page.

David LaFazia

Energy Technologies Department Chair

Jessica Krim

Associate Professor of Science Education

Erik Gundersen

Superintendent of Schools

Kathryn Baker-Smith

AP Biology Teacher

Kammas Murphy

Science Department Chair