Middle Level Science Education Undergraduate Degree Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Middle-Level Science Education prepares you to teach highly complex science concepts to middle school students. This program specifically equips you to teach grades 5, 6, 7 and 8.

The Facts

Ideal for an education major who also loves science and would like to become more marketable, the Middle Level Science degree lets you become licensed in science grades 5-8.

You’ll learn about the natural world by studying zoology, botany, microbiology, genetics, ecology, chemistry and more. You will also study how people grow and learn, and how to engage students in research and hands-on study. You’ll learn how to communicate these complex ideas to other people through hands-on laboratory classes, educational travel and outdoor field experiments. 

We offer valuable networking opportunities through Pi Lambda Theta—our Education Honors Society, and our Professional Teacher Candidate Organization.

Scholarship opportunities are also available to you—John Stephens Memorial Scholarships and Education and TEACH grant scholarships. These are awarded to sophomores, juniors and seniors based on performance and financial need.

As a graduate you will complete all Kansas requirements for teacher certification. Our faculty will also help you find out how to become certified in other states, and many are similar to Kansas requirements.

Application to the teacher education program is a separate admission process than applying to MNU.

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Courses

"My absolute favorite so far would be genetics because I love learning about the makeup of humans and how all of the processes happen: from cell division to heritable diseases."


Jessica Haney on Genetics

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People

“We’re learning about God’s natural world. There is nothing in the biology program that doesn’t relate to God. I want to help students see the beauty of nature, get outdoors, observe and contemplate. We get inspired together.”

Gary Andersen, PhD
Associate professor.
 

Expert professors have a passion for the nature of science and the complexity of our natural world. You’ll find the small classes, close relationships with PhD faculty, essential friendships with fellow students and a faith perspective is a perfect fit.

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Middle Level Science Education Undergraduate Degree Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.
Middle Level Science Education Undergraduate Degree Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.
Middle Level Science Education Undergraduate Degree Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.

Careers

Touching every aspect of middle-level science education, you could become a(n): 

 

Middle School Science Teacher
Junior High School Science Teacher

 

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