About Educator Licensure, Secondary Science


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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 five different science educator preparation programs: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space ScienceEnvironmental Science and Physics.

Next steps:

  1. Talk to your discipline advisor
  2. Complete the requirements for your application 

Contact Us

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Paul Fix, Asst. Director
Secondary Science Educator Licensure
326 Faraday
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
(815) 753-6819