BS Program – Middle School Science Education Degree


Pursue Your Calling with a Bachelor Degree in Teaching Middle School Science

Whether you’re a career changer who’s always wanted to teach or a young adult just starting college, SNHU’s Bachelor Degree in Teaching middle school science will prepare you to educate, inspire and motivate today’s young learners. The on-campus program — which is taught be experienced educators who have strong connections with local middle schools — leads to teaching certification in New Hampshire, grades 5-9 (which is reciprocal in most states).

Unlike similar programs at other universities, SNHU’s bachelor degree in teaching middle school science lets you to start gaining teaching experience your very first semester. You are required to gain at least 100 hours of field experience at a nearby New Hampshire middle school to earn your bachelor in teaching degree. And the program culminates with a 16-week student teaching experience under the close supervision of an experienced teacher. This ensures you will graduate not only with a the bachelor degree in teaching and certification, but with the teaching experience schools are looking for in new candidates.

Help Fill the Science Teacher Shortage

According to the New Hampshire Department of Education and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there is a critical shortage of middle school science teachers. Furthermore, the BLS reports that job prospects are best for teachers in high demand fields such as science and math. So earning your bachelor degree in teaching middle school science from SNHU will prepare you to compete for these much-needed teaching positions.

Program Highlights

Advantages of SNHU’S Bachelor Degree in Teaching Middle Science Program

  • Leads to Teaching Certification - You will graduate with your New Hampshire teaching certification, grades 5-9, which is reciprocal in most states.
  • 100+ Hours of Teaching Experience – You can begin gaining the required 100+ hours of field teaching experience your very first semester.
  • Experienced Teachers – Learn from and be mentored by faculty who have logged years of experience as science teachers.
  • Exceptional Value – SNHU offers one of the most affordable degree programs in New England.
  • Gain a Career Advantage - Being specifically trained in middle school science will give you a competitive advantage due to a national shortage of qualified middle school science teachers.

Education Programs are accredited by:

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs 
  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission 
  • New Hampshire State Department of Education for Teacher Certification

Licensure Information

This program is approved by the New Hampshire State Department of Education for Teacher Certification as leading to an initial teacher’s license or endorsement in New Hampshire.  Southern New Hampshire University cannot guarantee licensure, certification, endorsement, or salary benefits.  View disclosure information.

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