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Earth Science Education Pathway

Become a science teacher

Get certified to teach the Earth sciences at the high school or middle school level. Reach and inspire others with your passion for science.

Pathway areas

Categorical science

Teach intro and advanced, upper-level Earth science courses.

Why pursue the Earth science education pathway at Missouri State?

  • Meet a high demand for effective, inspiring high school Earth science teachers.
  • Gain the knowledge and expertise you need to begin your career in teaching.
  • Learn from professors who are on the cutting-edge of research in the Earth sciences. Benefit from their research and teaching experience.
  • Earn your master’s degree in less time. Once you finish this program, it only takes one more year to get a Master of Arts in Teaching degree. Enjoy a higher salary as a teacher.

Careers and outcomes

Work as a science teacher in secondary schools. Or, use science in other roles.