Program Overview

Do you dream about changing lives and impacting future generations? Are you passionate about connecting with children and their families? Do you believe cutting-edge technology is crucial in today’s classrooms?

At Spring Hill College, our secondary biology education program goes far beyond academics and lesson plans. We give you the skills and tools needed to engage students, stimulate creativity, and develop learning communities which embrace diversity and promote excellence.

Delivery:

On Campus

Student-Teacher Ratio:

13:1

Clubs:

Kappa Delta Pi, Education in Film

Scholarships:

Roy F. Harmon Family Scholarship

Program Goals

The secondary biology education program provides students with a well-rounded education so they can not only teach the subject matter, but help students grow and mature into intelligent and compassionate members of society. The education provided involves teaching philosophies and methodologies, instructional design and technology, and an in-depth look into biology.

Where We Work

• Our Lady of Talpa Catholic School
• St. Vincent’s Academy
• Jackson High School
• McGill-Toolen Catholic High School

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program have the skills needed to be impactful educators that instill a passion for the sciences in their students. Students can go on to become teachers in biology, as well as related subjects, in middle schools and high schools across the country.

Testimonial

“Spring Hill College’s Education division provides many opportunities for students to nurture their true calling to teach. In this program, I found myself immediately presented opportunities to experience a real classroom and classroom setting. I believe that  SHC giving us those opportunities early on provided the firm foundation that my teaching career is based on! The education department equipped me with the tools necessary to do my dream job!” – Anna Fleming ‘21

Faculty

Why SHC?

  • At Spring Hill College, we’re making our mark – With our small class sizes and affordable tuition, Spring Hill College is uniquely qualified to provide a high quality education to our students. Our Jesuit, Catholic college education is renowned as a well-rounded higher education approach, with an emphasis on empowering students with a passion for knowledge and personal growth. With our recent tuition cut, Spring Hill College is one of the most affordable private colleges in the country.
  • We’re curious and inspired – Forbes Magazine has ranked Spring Hill College as one of the top ten best colleges for return on investment (ROI). In our class of 2019, 99.5% of graduates attained placement six months after graduation through employment, graduate/professional school, internship or service.
  • We’re doers – Our students contribute 24,000 hours on average to the local community through the Foley Center each year. 100% of the 2020 graduates that applied to medical school were accepted. Spring Hill College has a 100% certification rate and a 92% placement rate with our Education program over the last five years.

Learn more about our admissions process and policies, including our test-optional policy, at www.shc.edu/admissions

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To see how credits you are currently taking at any college/university may transfer to Spring Hill College, you can email a copy of your transcripts to admit@shc.edu. We will send you an evaluation of credits and can help plan future coursework at your current college/university.

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