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Our Bachelor of Arts in Earth Science Education provides a broad background in earth sciences for a career in science education or public or private administration dealing with earth and environmental science issues.

Upon completion of this program, you will be eligible for an Earth-Space Science (grades 6-12) Professional Teaching Certificate and be considered a highly qualified teacher. You may choose to teach, pursue graduate school or work in various industries requiring a strong background in earth sciences.

  • Strong focus on research-based strategies for teaching and learning science, intensive field teaching experience, and personal guidance from master teachers and faculty
  • Engaging, discipline-specific pedagogy courses like Problem-based Instruction in Mathematics & Science, Classroom Interactions, and Knowing & Learning in Mathematics & Science
  • 120-credit-hour program culminates in a semester-long student internship
  • Program modeled after the nationally acclaimed U-Teach program at University of Texas at Austin

Visit FIUteach for more information about this program.

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College to Career

  • Middle or high school teaching
  • Mineralogy 
  • Soil science
  • Paleontology
  • Geophysics
  • Volcanology
  • Seismology
  • Hydrology
  • Meteorology