If you love chemistry and would love to share that passion with young people, University of Jamestown is the place for you.

Our Chemistry Secondary Education degree program provides a comprehensive chemistry background along with all of the requirements for secondary teacher licensure. We invite you to join our dynamic team of teachers and learners in an exciting journey to realize your potential and fulfill your promise.

University of Jamestown Chemistry Secondary Education Distinctions

Chemistry is one of several secondary education areas offered. As a chemistry secondary education major at University of Jamestown, you will benefit from:

  • courses and labs taught by faculty, not graduate students
  • numerous hands-on opportunities to meet and work with educators and students in the community
  • the latest information with regard to legislation and regulations affecting the teaching profession
  • Small class sizes with the focus on excellence in teaching and student learning
  • Significant opportunities for international study, hands-on field experiences, and co-curricular activities

Secondary Education Factsheet

Proven Success

University of Jamestown education students score above the national average on the ACT test and maintain some of the top grade point averages among all students. We seek students who can face the demands and challenges of the teaching profession and are well-prepared and confident that they will make an important difference in the lives of children and young adults.

Education students are encouraged to join the Student North Dakota Education Association. Other organizations in early childhood education, reading, mathematics, and science also provide opportunities for participation.

Eligible students are invited to join Pi Lambda Theta, the international honor society and professional association in education.

Specific coursework for this major is outlined can be Viewed Here or downloaded here.

Our Academic Catalogs provide information on policies and procedures, the admissions process, programs of study, and degree requirements.

As course offerings can change from semester to semester, working with the Registrar’s office will ensure that your courses are kept on schedule so that you can graduate in four years.

Carl Steffan, PhDProfessor

Certifications/Degrees: PhD, Iowa State University

More information about the chair.

Certifications/Degrees: PhD, University of California, Davis

  • University of Jamestown
    Chemistry Department
    6001 College Lane
    Jamestown, ND 58405

  • Carl Steffan, PhD Professor

    steffan@uj.edu | PH: 701-252-3467 ext. 5485