Natural Science Education

Teaching the next generation

If you're interested in becoming a high school science teacher and want a broad-based background in the natural sciences, this is a great fit for you.


Review estimated costs for graduate secondary education programs.

Careers and outcomes

Career options

A master's degree in natural science education will prepare you for a career in any of the following fields:

  • Secondary education
  • Administration
  • Astronomy and astrophysics
  • Corporate training
  • Human resources

Career Center

To help you prepare and search for jobs, the Missouri State Career Center provides a database of current openings, tips for preparing your résumé and on-campus interview opportunities. The Career Center also compiles information about what you can do with a master's degree in natural science. Also, our department encourages students to use resources like Physics Today and the American Physical Society as they look for jobs in their field.

Program contact information

For more information on the MSEd with an emphasis in natural science, contact Dr. Tamera Jahnke.