Unified Science Education

Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.), Unified Science major


The Missouri Southern State University Department of Teacher Education faculty and staff are dedicated to developing competent teachers who will incorporate into their classrooms a strong foundation of knowledge and pedagogy; a lifelong love of teaching and learning; and motivation to improve practice through reflection, self-study, and professional development. It is our goal to assure that all candidates become ethical classroom practitioners, cognizant of the need to help all students meet their full learning potential.

Endorsement areas

You may also be interested in: Biology, Chemistry, Teacher Education, Mathematics, Physics, Secondary Education (9-12)

School of Education

Teacher Education Department


Dr. Deborah Pulliam
Department Head, Teacher Education Department
Taylor Hall Room 225
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin MO 64801-1595
Phone: 417.625-3060

Biology &  Environmental Health Department 

Dr. Jennifer Dennis
Department Chair, Department of Biology & Environmental Health
Asst. Prof of Biology
Reynolds Hall 215
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin MO 64801-1595
Phone: 417.625.3569

Chemical and Physical Sciences Department

Dr. Marsi Archer
Department Chair, Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Reynolds Hall 216
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin MO 64801-1595
Phone: 417.625.9616