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Biology with Teaching

Temple University

48 months
33792 USD/year
33792 USD/year
20568 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Graduate with the knowledge to teach secondary school biology with the Bachelor of Science in Biology with Teaching in Temple’s College of Science and Technology, Temple University.


Intended to prepare Biology Majors for a career in STEM education, the 124-credit-hour Biology with Teaching degree at Temple University is available through Temple’s interdisciplinary TUteach program. Study the principles that regulate living organisms, from molecules and cells to individuals and ecosystems. Gain the expertise to teach these principles to secondary school students.

About this Program

The Biology with Teaching degree prepares you to teach secondary school biology with firsthand experience in the classroom through student-teaching apprenticeships in Philadelphia district schools. TUteach coursework helps you create inquiry-based lesson plans, develop impactful teaching skills, manage a classroom, and prepare to work in underrepresented and diverse communities.

Because TUteach includes classes in both the College of Science and Technology and the College of Education, you’ll graduate with a solid grounding in STEM education. Coursework focuses on

  • designing activities and evaluating their outcomes,
  • participating in field work specific to STEM, and
  • understanding how students learn and retain information.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organismal Biology
  • Honors Introduction to Organismal Biology
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Honors Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Genetics 
  • Principles of Ecology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


124 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

National Students

  • Self-Report High School Transcript
  • Fee: $55 (Fee waivers are available for freshmen who qualify)
  • Essay
  • Extracurriculars

International Students

  • Temple's online application or online Common Application or Paper application to submit by mail
  • Official High School or University Transcripts with English Translations 
  • Standardized Tests (SAT, ACT, TOEFL iBT, IELTS or PTE)
  • Apply as an international student if you hold or will need to obtain a nonimmigrant visa, including a student (F-1) or an exchange visitor (J-1) visa.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33792 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    33792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33792 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    20568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20568 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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