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General Science Broadfield Teaching

The General Science Broadfield program prepares students to teach all middle and senior high school science areas.

General Science Broadfield Teaching – B.S. in Secondary Education (5-12), General Science Broadfield Option

The general science broadfield teaching option within the secondary education major prepares students to teach an array of middle and high school science subjects, from chemistry and physics to geology and earth sciences. Montana State's Department of Education provides foundation coursework which is valuable to teachers at all levels in such areas as history and philosophy of education, multicultural education, educational psychology, human development, assessment, curriculum, content area reading, instructional computing, and exceptionality. Student teaching in area and regional schools is carefully structured and supervised to empower them to be leaders in a dynamic professional environment following graduation and licensure.



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University of the Yellowstone™
Montana State students make the surrounding Yellowstone ecosystem their classroom, laboratory and playground.

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Montana’s Research Leader
Montana State leverages more than $120 million annually to support pioneering research across our departments, institutes and centers.

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Unique Opportunities
At Montana State, undergraduates are offered hands-on experiences in labs, studios, teaching farms and in the surrounding wilderness.



Career Resources

Within their first year of graduation, more than 96% of Montana State graduates are employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment, and career guidance website Zippia consistently ranks MSU as the #1 school in the state where alumni are most likely to land jobs.

Career Coaching & Professional Skills Studio

Professional career coaches help students with their career exploration, employer networking opportunities and job or internship searches. They also critique resumes and help students practice job interviews. Additionally, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success offers free workshops for students to develop the professional communication and collaboration skills that are highly sought after by employers.


General Science Broadfield Teaching students at Montana State University go into careers such as:

  • Elementary School Teaching
  • Middle School Teaching
  • High School Teaching
  • Tutoring

To explore more career possibilities, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success has a variety of tools available , including self-assessment and working with career coaches.