Preparing for a career in science education, communication, or policy?
The need to communicate science to the public has never been more important. Explore your interest through a combination of foundational training in MCB with coursework in communication, outreach, and education
The Education & Communications Sub-Plan prepares students for a range of careers, including education, science writing, museum exhibit design, community outreach, and science policy and advocacy.
Learn from experienced communicators and science education researchers, including UA Distinguished Outreach Faculty. Explore career options with faculty who are leaders in science outreach programming, patient advocacy, and teacher preparation.
This sub-plan complements classes in cellular and molecular biology with specialized courses like Learning and Teaching Science: How to Make It Stick, Why is the Grass Green - Communicating Science to the Public, Science Journalism, and STEM Outreach and Recruitment Team.
Students interested in obtaining a teaching certification can follow up this degree with a Master’s program, including Teach Arizona at the UA College of Education.