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Earth Science Education

University of Delaware

48 months
34840 USD/year
34840 USD/year
12980 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Earth Science Education is one of the four secondary science programs offered at the University of Delaware, along with Biology Education, Chemistry Education and Physics Education, which prepares future high school science teachers. The degree meets requirements for secondary-level teacher certification.


At the conclusion of the Earth Science Education program University of Delaware you will be prepared for a future as a high school science teacher. The program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and emphasizes giving you a strong background in both liberal arts and content. 

While learning earth science from geologists, you will also complete professional studies courses from the School of Education to gain a foundation in education theory and psychology and field experiences before a science teaching methods course. Because research is an important aspect of geological learning, you are encouraged to participate in student research projects in areas such as hydrogeology, geobiology, water science, and paleoclimate.

Career options

  • Middle or High School Science Teacher
  • Middle or High School Earth Science Teacher
  • Middle or High School Environmental Science Teacher
  • Environmental Educator
  • Science Outreach Coordinator
  • Museum Guide

Programme Structure

Areas of study:

  • Earth History and Paleontology
  • Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology
  • Earth Materials and Geochemistry
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Climate Change
  • Educational Methods and Theory
  • Adolescent Psychology and Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the UD Online Application for the University of Delaware and the $75 application fee.
  • Send official transcripts/examination results* for all secondary and post-secondary work to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
  • Send your test scores
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher or academic advisor.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    34840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17420 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    34840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17420 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6490 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Newark

990 - 1700 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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