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Drury GO Bachelor of Science in Middle School Science Education

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At Drury, we seek to prepare teachers who go beyond just technical understanding of what works. Studying education at Drury is grounded partnerships with public schools. You’ll participate in a series of clinical experiences like reading practicum and student teaching that begin as early as your first year of study. You’ll become a reflective educator with a strong vision of schools as energetic, creative places.

The bachelor of science in middle school science education is designed for students seeking initial certification in fifth through ninth grade in Missouri. The programs include all courses required for certification, including field and clinical experiences.


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Program Overview

The Middle School Science Education major is designed for undergraduate students seeking initial certification in grades 5-9 Science in the state of Missouri. The program includes all content courses required for Middle School Science certification including Field and Clinical Experiences.

Program Outcomes

  • Candidates demonstrate proficiency in the 10 InTASC standards at the appropriate progression level(s) in the following categories: the learner and learning; content; instructional practice; and professional responsibility.
  • Candidates use content-specific research and theory to design, implement, assess, and reflect on student learning.
  • Candidates demonstrate skills and commitment that afford all K‐12 students access to rigorous and relevant curriculum specific to their diverse learning needs.
  • Candidates model and apply technology standards to design, implement, and assess developmentally‐appropriate learning experiences to engage students and improve learning.
  • Candidates demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communication skills appropriate for educators.
  • Candidates meet all institution and state requirements to be recommended for initial certification.

Career Information

Jobs in middle school education are projected to grow 3.5% by the year 2028 nationally. The median annual wage is $59,660. The average wage in Missouri specifically is $55,070.

A Bachelor of Science in Middle School Science Education prepares you to teach fifth through ninth grade. You can also obtain special certification or pursue your master’s to increase your career opportunities.