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Chemistry Major - Secondary Education Concentration

Everything matters: Chemistry, the study of how matter changes, is often called the “central science.” It connects to fields such as genetics, medicine, forensics, nanotechnology, drug discovery, the environment and even computer hardware. A degree in chemistry prepares you for a variety of exciting and rewarding careers, and Salisbury University has the tools to cultivate you into a master of the field.

Why Choose the Secondary Education Program at Salisbury University?

The secondary education concentration is a Maryland State Department of Education-approved teacher education program, which certifies students to teach chemistry in the secondary schools.

Careers for Secondary Education Program Graduates

What jobs can a chemistry major get with the secondary education program? Our Chemistry Department offers a broad selection of programs for students seeking careers in chemistry and the physical sciences. In addition to being a teacher, you could find your element with one of the following chemistry career paths:

  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Biochemist
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Medical Doctor
  • Nutritionist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Toxicologist