Educating a Scientific Youth

Do you have a passion for teaching and want to introduce young minds to the wonders of science? Ashland University’s teacher-training program is highly regarded as one of the best in Ohio. When you graduate with a degree in any of our science education majors, you’ll be licensed to teach grades 7-12 and can expect to obtain a teaching position following graduation.

Contact Us

Department Chair

Dr. Paul Hyman
Associate Professor of Biology
Chair, Department of Biology and Toxicology
319, Kettering Science Building
419.207.6309
phyman@ashland.edu

Administrative Assistant

Brenda Rodeback
Administrative Assistant
221, Kettering Science Building
419.289.5261
brodebac@ashland.edu

Curriculum

Brochures & Course Rotations

Each department provides information specific to its majors and programs to help ensure you choose exactly which major is right for you. Use the supplemental material below to assist you in finding a major that most interests you.

Current Undergraduate Catalog

Department Course Rotations

Current Academic Year
AYA Life Science Education Four-Year Guide

Contact Us

Contact Us

Department Chair

Dr. Paul Hyman
Associate Professor of Biology
Chair, Department of Biology and Toxicology
319, Kettering Science Building
419.207.6309
phyman@ashland.edu

Administrative Assistant

Brenda Rodeback
Administrative Assistant
221, Kettering Science Building
419.289.5261
brodebac@ashland.edu

Curriculum

Curriculum

Brochures & Course Rotations

Each department provides information specific to its majors and programs to help ensure you choose exactly which major is right for you. Use the supplemental material below to assist you in finding a major that most interests you.

Current Undergraduate Catalog

Department Course Rotations

Current Academic Year
AYA Life Science Education Four-Year Guide

What to Expect in the Science Education Program

You’ll take a variety of science courses to prepare you with the diverse scientific knowledge you’ll need to teach students. You’ll also be placed in the middle or high school classroom as an observer as early as your freshman year, gradually increasing your time in the classroom each year. Your senior year student teaching experience will culminate all of your field experience for firsthand preparation as a science education teacher.

Science Education Program Benefits

In this program you’ll:

    • Study in state-of-the-art facilities with collections and equipment you can access as early as your freshman year
    • Gain classroom experience throughout your four years in the program
    • Learn from quality professors who are outstanding current teachers and well respected scientists

In addition, you’ll feel confident about your future knowing that graduates from this program are highly sought after by Ohio school districts.

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