MajorBiological Sciences: Secondary Education

Wichita State's Bachelor of Art's (BA) in biological sciences—secondary education—equips students with a broad knowledge of biology and prepares them for careers as certified teachers in grades 6-12 through classroom learning and real-world teaching experience in Kansas' largest school district.

Learn how biological sciences: secondary education
is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.


Curriculum covers a broad range of biological study—from general biology and microbiology to ecology, genetics and field botany—in addition to teaching courses within the College of Applied Studies and student-teaching experience in area schools.


Graduates of the biological sciences program are frequently employed as technicians in labs involved in basic biological research or applied research. They work in fields such as the physical, engineering and life sciences, education, pharmaceutical manufacturing and scientific consulting.

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