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Is a Degree in Chemistry for Secondary Education Right for Me?

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If you have an interest in chemistry and a passion for teaching, then a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry for Secondary Education could be the right degree for you! Read more to find out what you will learn with a degree in chemistry for secondary education and potential career outcomes:

Chemistry for Secondary Education Learning Outcomes

When earning a degree in chemistry for secondary education, you will gain essential content knowledge in order to become a successful chemistry teacher. You will study important topics such as general chemistry in lecture and laboratory formats, calculus for science and engineering, early adolescent and adolescent psychology, and physics.

In addition, prior to entering your first classroom, you will have the opportunity to attain research-based pedagogical practices, while building skills in critical thinking and effective communication. This content-rich degree will prepare you with an advanced expertise in your field of interest, while also giving you the needed tools to become an inspirational educator.

Chemistry for Secondary Education Career Outcomes

When you complete your program and become a chemistry teacher, you will help fulfill an important initiative for our country. With this career, you will assist in advancing STEM education and help students find their passion for STEM fields.

As a chemistry teacher for secondary school children, you get to provide middle school and high school students with the necessary knowledge to understand chemistry. In doing this, you will help our country remain globally competitive for our future.

Why Choose Grand Canyon University?

Grand Canyon University has decades of experience in preparing students to become strong and influential teachers through the lens of our Christian worldview. Our Bachelor of Science in Chemistry for Secondary Education degree is a regionally accredited and Arizona-approved program. In addition, our classes are directly aligned with Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) principals and comply with the standards of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).

Visit our website or contact us today using the Request More Information button at the top of the page to get more information about the College of Science, Engineering and Technology!

Written by Jessica Meyer, a senior earning a degree in marketing at GCU.