Science Education

Many opportunities for professional training of science teachers. Students can pursue an invidiual licensure area or enhance their repertoire by combining two licensure areas to teach science in grades 5-12 with a Natural Science major and Secondary Education minor. All science education programs include both foundational coursework as well as a student teaching experience.

What You'll Gain

At the completion of this program, students will have accomplished:  

  • 100+ hours of field experiences
  • An additional 600 hours during 16 weeks of student teaching
  • A program approved by the Minnesota Board of Teaching and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Opportunities for leadership through partnerships between CSB/SJU and local school(s) during Discover Your Future, exposure to robotics and 3-D printing


Interested in the courses that this program includes? Check out the content (major) courses and education (department) courses. Explore coursework of our various Science Education programs:

Admission to Science Education

Interested in the Science Education program? Learn about the application process to the department and how to prepare.