B.S. Biology, Life Science Secondary Teaching Certification

The Department of Biological Science at Southwestern Adventist University offers a secondary teaching certification for students looking to pursue a career in education.

 

B.S. Biology, Life Science Secondary Teaching Certification
A B.S. Biology, Life Science Secondary Teaching Certification program prepares students to become an inspiring high school biology teacher. This program is offered in conjunction with the Department of Education.

 

Job Outlook
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for high school teachers will increase by 4% between 2019-2029. That’s an additional 40,200 jobs.

Careers

Graduates with a secondary teaching certification will work in school teaching academic lessons and skills that the next generation will need to attend college and enter the job market. While the hours are long, teachers can find a fulfilling career mentoring students and helping them to shape their future life.

High school teachers typically have at least a bachelor’s degree. “In addition, public school teachers must have a state-issued certification or license, which may require an academic background in the subject(s) they will be certified to teach.” (BLS)

Professions

  • High School Biology Teacher

$61,660
Median annual pay for
high school teachers in 2019

Faculty Profiles

Arthur Schwarz, PhD

Department of Biological Sciences
Professor and Department Chair
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Arthur Chadwick, PhD

Department of Biological Sciences
Paleontology Specialist
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Jared Wood, PhD

Department of Biological Sciences
Associate Professor
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