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How do I become a science teacher?

Please explore this page to find information on types of science-related teaching degrees offered at Texas State, courses you will take, information on the field-based block and student teaching, and more. Also, see photos of Texas State students involved in science education.

View the College of Science & Engineering Teacher Preparation Checklist.


High school science teacher on the banks of the San Marcos RiverTeaching science can be a great place to start your career!

  • Make a difference in students' lives
  • Competitive starting salaries, including health benefits in many school districts
    • Average starting salary is $42,247 in districts with more than 10,000 students
  • Currently a high demand for science teachers
  • Stable job with a steady income
  • Summertimes to explore your passions and hobbies, as well as develop your teaching

 


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Texas State students involved in science education