Teaching STEM

Bachelor of Engineering Education Degree Students apply their craft in the classroom with young students.

Transform Lives. Teach in the STEM Field

The need for teachers in Colorado is great, but the need for leaders who can inspire a love of science, engineering, math and technology in young learners is incalculable. Through the UCCS Teaching STEM program, you’ll earn a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Education Degree and have the opportunity for hands-on experience in a designed four-year program that will leave you ready for teacher licensure in math and science.


Opportunities Abound

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Colorado has a shortage of teachers, and your classroom experience will make you a valuable candidate for one of the many open positions across the state. 

In the Field Faster

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This unique program is designed to graduate future teachers in just four years. 

Hands-on Learning

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Why wait to get in the classroom? Some programs would force you to wait, but at UCCS, you may begin in-class work in your first semester.

Employers want graduates with this degree.

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"Earners of this new degree will be highly qualified and licensed to teach both math and science, and will also have been introduced to engineering disciplines.

This is crucial to our developing workforce and a need that TechWise sees every day not only in our local community but globally."

— Shawnee Huckstep, CEO, TechWise