Students in the Teaching of Secondary Mathematics receive hands-on, technology-rich instruction in both mathematics (algebra, geometry, trigonometry, probability & statistics, calculus, discrete math, real analysis, computer science) and education (theory as well as research-based teaching practices), preparing them for secondary level teaching. Appropriate additional studies may also lead to college teaching careers. Our graduates are educators who challenge ideas and expand minds. Our small class sizes and individual attention allow our students to create lasting relationships with faculty and peers.
Employment prospects are excellent for Secondary Mathematics Education Majors. A critical shortage of math teachers exists throughout the nation, creating an increasing demand for bright new instructors. A degree in the Teaching of Secondary Mathematics prepares one for a career in any one of the following areas:
- Teacher at the 7 – 12 Grade Levels
- Teacher at the Postsecondary Level (additional coursework required)
- Financial Analyst
- Market and Survey Researcher
- Operations Research Analyst