Science Teacher Education - Northern Illinois University


100% pass rate on edTPA Field Test Spring 2014

All 2014 Science Teacher Graduates secured jobs within 2 months of graduation!




Discover quality and a learning environment that promotes mastery in one's content field.  Our certification program is determined to educate and train graduates to become "highly effective" classroom professionals.  Significant emphasis is placed on inquiry-based learning, collaboration, creative and critical thinking in the science classroom, and meaningful interactions with students that impact the students' knowledge and achievement.

We offer 5 different Science Teacher Preparation programs:  Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Earth and Space Science and Physics.  Have each of those be a link to the program requirement document for that discipline.

Next steps:

  1. Talk to Judy Boisen  815 753 6819
  2. Talk to your discipline advisor (link to the advisors page)
  3. Complete the requirements for your application (link to the page with how to apply)

The Costs of Becoming a Science Teacher