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Science and Mathematics Education

College of the Sciences
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400 E. University Way
Discovery Hall 301
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Phone: 509-963-2929

Secondary (High School)

Prepare for a high demand job by becoming a Science or Math teacher. You will enjoy a fulfilling career, with many employment options. As a teacher you get to share your love of science or math and make a difference in your community.

In Washington State, as a secondary teacher you will receive certification to teach grades 5-12, but most teach at the high school level, grades 9-12.  If you are interested in teaching middle school consider the Middle Level Science Teaching Major or Middle Level Math Teaching Major. 

In order to become a secondary teacher you need to double major in STEM Teaching Program and one of the majors listed below. 

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Physics
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Studies: Geology

The most current program requirements and course descriptions are available on the online course catalog.

Questions? Contact Rachel George, or 509-963-2024. 


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