ECU was established as a Teacher Training School in 1909. By joining our Science Education program, you will be benefiting from this long tradition of excellence in teacher education. Science teaching is an extremely rewarding career and science teachers are always in high demand. 100% of our teachers are placed after graduation! As science and technology become increasingly important in our modern lives, the need for highly qualified teachers in these fields will only continue to grow. Completing a Science Education degree program at ECU will prepare you to teach future generations the the 21st century skills they need to succeed.
Teaching: We have a science education Bachelors or Masters program or concentration that fits who you are.
Browse our degree programs to find the right one to make you a science educator for tomorrow.
Research: Our faculty and students present together at the North Carolina Science Teachers Conference. Faculty also present internationally at the Annual NARST conference, a gathering of the top science education researchers worldwide, and at the annual ASTE meeting, in which science teacher educators share key research pertaining to the preparation and professional development of science teachers. The faculty's many research interests include:
Partner with us to improve science education in eastern North Carolina and across the globe.
Community: Our involvement with the community sets us apart. Among our many community activities are:
Come join our community and make use of our resources!