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Interested in teaching? 

Now is the time to earn your Colorado teacher license and keep it for life! 

Teach@Mines offers licensure, a minor in Teaching, a degree in Design Engineering with a STEM Teaching focus area, and an MS in STEM Education to prepare students for teaching careers at any level, from elementary to university-level instruction.  

Explore the site to learn more about T@M courses, advising, and certification pathways

We offer courses for students to both try out teaching and to prepare to teach (K-12 or college). A person can start on this path at any point in their Mines career as an undergraduate student, graduate student or as a Mines alumni.

To learn more about why teaching is one of the best careers in the U.S., visit Get the Fact Out.

Check out these testimonials from Teach@Mines Alumni to learn more about why teaching might be for you!


Teaching Positions in Colorado Springs

District Two Harrison Schools in Colorado Springs is looking for Science and Math teachers a the High School level  and Middle School level with a starting salary of $49,450 based on your experience! If you have any questions or would like to explore these...


Did You Know?

Teachers rate their lives better than all other occupation groups, trailing only physicians.

There are generous student loan forgiveness programs and scholarships for science and math teachers.

At year 15, the middle 15% of teacher salaries ranges between $68,000 and $114,000 (IQR), nationally.

Teachers earn an additional pay of $1,000 – $8,000 for coaching & clubs.

Most teaching jobs have better retirement benefits than private industry.

You can get a job almost anywhere in the US or abroad as a science or math teacher.

Behind every advance in medicine or technology is a teacher who left a lasting impression.

Teaching Pathways

Three Ways to Double Your Career Options

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Minor in Teaching

Earn your teaching license alongside any major!

Step Number 2Major in Teaching

BS in Design Engineering with a STEM Teaching Focus

Add a Masters:

BS + MS in STEM Education + Licensure

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The only program in CO focused exclusively on training STEM teachers

The first CO university to offer CS teacher licensure

Rated in the top 5 physics teacher prep programs in the US