Science Education

A science education degree from Widener University can launch your teaching career in Pennsylvania middle schools and high schools.

Why study science education at Widener?

  • This major offered by the Science Division grants Pennsylvania certification to teach biology, chemistry, earth and space science, mathematics, physics, or comprehensive general science in secondary schools.
  • You’ll benefit from a broad background in the basic sciences combined with coursework designed to cover the principles and practices of secondary school teaching. The program intends to help meet the growing need for effective teachers with broad scientific backgrounds.

Widener’s Science Teaching Center also offers outreach and participation opportunities for students to work with youth on science-learning projects in the Delaware Valley.

Visit our campus to learn more about how Widener’s science education major can start your career in the classroom.