Science Education

Technology is changing everyday, and the jobs of tomorrow haven't been invented yet. As a science educator you can prepare your community for that change. Science fields are in high demand, and science teachers are the ones that can meet the demands.

We need intelligent, qualified individuals more than ever. If you have an interest in science, good communication skills, and a passion for learning and growing, then science education may be the right field for you. With one of the best science schools in the state, we can offer science education classes that are second to none.  With a teaching certificate from the College of Education at the University of Iowa, you will be one of the most competitive applicants in the job search.

We also provides opportunities for research and course curriculum development that is at the forefront of the profession. And with the 4+1 program you can have a B.A in science and a Masters in Teaching in just 5 years. 


UI alumna recognized as innovative teacher

University of Iowa College of Education alumna Rachel DeMaris was one of four teachers honored with an Iowa Children's Museum Robert E. Yager Active Learning Award.


Presidential Teaching Awards

President Obama named Matthew Miller (BA ‘96/MA ’02) and Jessica Gogerty (MS ’93) recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.