MajorEducation - Science (Middle)

Wichita State’s Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAED)—science (Middle)—focuses on the natural sciences and effective teaching. Graduates are well prepared for careers as certified teachers in grades 5-8. The program combines classroom learning and real-world teaching experience in Kansas’ largest school district.

Learn how Middle Level Science Education is the right fit for you.

Female student teacher wearing safety glasses in classroom.

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 College of Applied Studies, you must first be admitted to Wichita State. In addition, you must complete your general education courses and a teacher education application to be admitted into the professional program.

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

Inside the Program

WSU students serve as staff at STEM camps

WSU’s STEM camps. These camps are open to elementary and middle school aged students interested in learning more about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Students lead activities such as Farm Tech where children learn to manage their own farm as they learn the basics of running a business. This applied learning experience provides students the opportunity to work alongside WSU faculty while gaining valuable classroom experience.


The science curriculum comprises 30 credit hours. The 39 credit hours of teaching curriculum are taken over four semesters and combines classes on campus and teaching internships in USD 259 schools.


A bachelor’s degree from Wichita State’s College of Applied Studies will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to make a positive impact in the classroom—and prepares you to pursue an advanced education degree.