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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
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.
  • Teachers who care
  • Small class sizes facilitate meaningful interactions between students and faculty mentors.
"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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This program of study brings together a powerful combination of chemistry, physics, and mathematics that prepares students for employment or post-graduate education.
Combining physics and chemistry can lead to opportunities in a variety of exciting careers. For example, an understanding of the physical properties of matter at an atomic scale is required in material science, the development of batteries and fuel cells, and innovations in semiconductors.
Students can study chemical and physical principles of organisms and their biological processes while focusing on biomolecules' roles, functions, and structures.