Montana State University-Northern
College of Education, Arts & Sciences, and Nursing

* The BSEd in General Science 5-12 is currently in Moratorium. We are not accepting new students into this program. Students currently enrolled will be able to complete this degree. This program is being reviewed and may become available in the future.

Secondary Education – General Science 5-12 Program
Familiarize Students with the World of Science

Join an exciting program from MSU-N that will give you the tools to become an inspiring secondary education science teacher in an expansive field of science.

  • Graduate with a BSEd Science degree to be eligible for a recommendation for a Standard Class II Educator License.
  • Gain valuable in-classroom experience from mentoring under science teachers with many years in the classroom.
Secondary Education Degree, General Science 5-12: Expansive. Well Rounded.
  • Benefit from a broad range of courses designed for your science teaching degree.
  • Obtain a secondary education degree in science so you can tailor your classroom to the specific courses that fits your students' needs.
Education Faculty: Inspiring Students.
  • Enhance your science teaching degree by learning alongside instructors both in and out of the classroom.
  • Participate in the science education degree with instructors who motivate and facilitate classrooms for all areas of coursework.
General Science Teaching Degree Classes: Theory-based. Fresh Challenges.

Reading and Writing English – Sharpen your skills to create and plan methods of reading and writing English.

Methods in teaching Secondary Science Education – Focus on methods used to educate various students learning abilities.

Curriculum Planning and Practice – Learn how to develop a curriculum that is successful for the wide range of students in the classroom.

Field Biology techniques – Participate outside of the classroom with hands-on field trips.

Secondary Education Science Teacher Career Outlook

Graduates of the Montana State University-Northern Science Teacher Education Programs will be eligible for a recommendation for a Standard Class II Educator License. Between now and 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an expected growth in the field that is above average compared to other professions

General Science Advisors

Gregg Hester
   Office: Hagener 110
   Phone: (406) 265-4125

Carol Reifschneider
   Office: Hagener 206
   Phone: (406) 265-4126

Education Advisor

Fred Smiley
   Office: Cowan Hall 301
   Phone: (406) 265-3518