The State of Minnesota grants science teacher licensure for grades 5-8 general science, 9-12 Chemistry, 9-12 Earth Science, 9-12 Life Science, and 9-12 Physics. Students earning a degree in Earth Science Teaching, Life Science Teaching or Physics Teaching from Minnesota State Mankato will qualify for two licenses (1) 5-8 general science and (2) 9-12 specialty. Students earning a degree in Chemistry Teaching will qualify only for the 9-12 Chemistry license.

Your Future Opportunities

Obtaining a major in Science Teaching (K-12) prepares students for a variety of career opportunities.

Careers in this field

  • Chemisty Teacher (K-12)
  • Life Science Teacher (K-12)
  • Physics Teacher (K-12)
  • Earth Science Teacher (K-12)