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Biology Education

Prepare future students to learn about how the world works through an understanding of biology and its components.

Discover the scientific process behind life, gaining a molecular, cellular, organismal, and environmental perspective. Gain certification to teach biology at the high school level through our integrated program.

You can choose to focus on biology as a subject certification, or the unified science track that will prepare you to teach biology, chemistry, physics or earth sciences. Our experienced professors will provide you with training in

  • Zoology
  • Botany
  • Methods of teaching science
  • History and philosophy of science

Discover the simple yet complex design of our environment while pursuing your vocational calling. With your Christian worldview in focus, you will receive the hands-on and practical training you need to excel in the classroom.

Career Opportunities

  • High school biology or science teacher with Missouri certification. In general, most states recognize Missouri certificates and require few additional courses for certification in those states.


Department Chair

Michael Tenneson, Ph.D.

Department Chair; Professor of Biology

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