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Bachelor of Science
Chemistry Education (B.S.)
A graduate in Chemistry Education receives specific training in chemistry and education in preparation for a teaching career in secondary schools.
Chemistry Lab
Share Your Passion for Chemistry with Others
Students will gain an understanding in chemistry and in effective teaching methods. Specifically, students will be taught to problem solve when they conduct experiments, teach others how to understand chemistry concepts, and more.

This program provides the training and experience needed to begin a career in secondary education. This program allows students to choose from a variety of science education minors.
    "BYU-Idaho helped prepare me for teaching by helping me understand that teaching is very fluid and that focusing on the needs of students, combined with ample preparation, would help me be a great teacher."

    Highlighted Career Paths

    Graduates with a degree in Chemistry Education have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
    Secondary Education Teacher
    Middle or high school teachers plan lessons, teach students as an entire class or in small groups, conduct assessments of student learning, and prepare students for standardized tests.

    Getting Started in This Degree

    If you are interested in Chemistry Education, start with one of the following major-specific courses:

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