Leading the future through top-notch teacher prep

The University of Northern Iowa has a nationally-acclaimed teacher preparation program, and our science education program is no different.

The Biology Teaching minor provides for second endorsement approval by the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners and requires a first endorsement approval (major) in another science discipline or general science. This means a Biology Teaching major cannot minor in Biology Teaching.

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Top Ranked

UNI is home to a top ranked teacher preparation program, known around the Midwest for excellence.

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Excellent Teacher Preparation

You’ll take courses through our award-winning College of Education, as well as science courses from the UNI Department of Biology.

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A biology teaching minor provides an additional teaching endorsement for students majoring in another science teaching discipline.

Want to find out more about Biology: Teaching?

Contact us directly at:

Department of Biology
University of Northern Iowa
144 McCollum Science Hall
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0421

Phone: (319) 273-2561
Email: theresa.spradling@uni.edu