Help students develop a passion for the science of life.

Become a high school Chemistry teacher.

As states look to take major shifts to catch up in the sciences, answer the call as a high school Chemistry teacher and help teach, prepare and motivate the very brightest students.

Lewis' Department of Chemistry offers a teacher certification program that is fully approved by the State Teacher Certification Board, along with the Illinois State Board of Education. To enroll, chemistry majors must declare a minor in Secondary Education. Upon graduation, they will be prepared to teach grades 6-12 in Illinois public and private schools.

Note: This track requires a minor in Secondary Education.


For more information contact the Office of Admission at or call (815)836-5250.

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