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What You Learn

  • Benefit from a core curriculum that includes biology, chemistry, physics, calculus and statistics
  • Earn your Bachelor of Science in biology in the first four years and a Master of Arts in instruction and curriculum in the fifth year
  • Create lesson plans, master science and math content, and gain practical classroom experience
  • Collaborate with faculty to conduct real-world research that can lead to patents, publications or conference presentations

If you have admissions questions, contact Graduate Admissions at or (908) 737-4723.

Biology - STEM Teacher Education - 5 yr B.S./M.A.


Job placement rate for STEM students after graduation


Median STEM salary compared to median U.S. annual income of $70,784


Options for Research First Initiatives

STEM student in 3d CAVE


The School of Integrative Science and Technology is home to a 3D Virtual Reality Computer Assisted Visual Enhancement (CAVE ™) system used in research projects and classroom activities. Wearing special goggles, participants experience an immersive 3D environment.

Generously funded by a National Science Foundation grant, Kean University was one of the first to offer access to this technology in the NY-NJ metropolitan area. Students working on CAVE ™ projects adapt game theory and programming to scientific problems.


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Kean's Teacher Education programs are nationally recognized by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).   

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