Education training focused on STEM majors!

As of the fall of 2019, the UKanTeach program will not be accepting new students.

The University of Kansas will continue to offer STEM teacher preparation through the School of Education

Careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) all require creative thinking and leadership. UKanTeach is designed to fit the unique needs of STEM majors in a way that develops their ability to be leaders in their field. Students who include UKanTeach in their degree path can obtain a teaching certification while earning their STEM degree. Students with UKanTeach coursework are physicians who can effectively communicate with trainees and patients, engineers who can connect with clients and community members, mathematicians who can extend the reach of their department, and of course dynamic classroom teachers in Kansas schools. UKanTeach provides options to promote versatile STEM graduates for today's global landscape.

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What is UKanTeach?

The UKanTeach program is designed to be completed along with an approved STEM bachelor degree to fulfill the requirements necessary for teacher licensure in mathematics, biology, chemistry, earth and space science, or physics. If you wish to improve your STEM understanding or teach secondary (grades 6-12) math or science, then UKanTeach is for you.

UKanTeach is a program that supports effective Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning, effective communication about STEM, and service learning, while offering secondary mathematics and science teaching as an option.


Learn more about what sets UKanTeach apart.

Degree Pathways

By completing the program students will also fulfill the requirements necessary to gain state licensure eligibility in secondary (grades 6-12) school science and mathematics and have the option to become a secondary teacher in Kansas.

You can start early, and earn your degree with no additional time. See how UKanTeach fits smoothly into your other KU plans.

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