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Majoring in Business But Teaching Math or Science

unoplayerunoplayer Registered User Posts: 33 Junior Member
edited January 2011 in Education Majors
I am majoring in business but am thinking about becoming a teacher. I know there are the most openings in math and science, and I can pass the certification to teach those subjects. Will schools hire me to teach a subject if I do not have a bachelor's degree in that area? And would my employment chances improve if I got a master's degree in education?

Replies to: Majoring in Business But Teaching Math or Science

  • polarscribepolarscribe Registered User Posts: 3,232 Senior Member
    Most if not all states require teachers to have significant coursework in the subjects they teach. Check with your state department of education for specifics, but it's usually at least a minor. You will also need teaching pedagogy courses, which you can get with a master's degree.
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