Get Your Degree in Mathematics Middle Level Education

Within the Middle Level Education major, our Mathematics concentration gives you a strong conceptual foundation for teaching 5th-8th grade students. You'll explore the major subdisciplines with an emphasis on theory and application. Our Math program will prepare you to inspire discipline and critical thinking skills through the subjects you teach. If you love seeing lightbulb moments, we'll give you the tools to create them.

Mathematics Education Program Highlights 

  • Students will take a variety of Education and Mathematics courses with opportunities to focus on their particular interests.
  • Teacher candidates are introduced to diverse classrooms with shadowing, apprenticeship, and internship opportunities within local schools.
  • Call Me MiSTER participating school, which supports teachers from under-served, socio-economically disadvantaged, and educationally at-risk communities.
  • This program is recognized by the AMLE, and the South Carolina State Board of Education under the guidance of the 2022 CAEP standards.

Modality & Benefits

Get a traditional college experience with lively in-person classroom discussions and close proximity to your professors, mentors, and best friends. 

Start Dates: 

January & August  

  • Semester-Based Timeline
  • Face-to-Face Instruction (some Online options)
  • In-Person Office Hours & Support
  • Relationships & Networking
  • Extracurriculars & Immersive Campus Experience

Mathematics Education Curriculum

Major Requirements

Popular Mathematics Education Classes

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    Explore logic, sets, functions and relations, elementary number theory, counting, and elementary graph theory. 
  • Geometry
    Focus on proof-writing, axiomatic systems, and individual research.
  • Programming I
    Learn programming and problem-solving using a high-level programming language.

Become a Math Teacher

Education occupations as a whole are expected to see above-average job growth between 2021 and 2031 (BLS). The median annual wage for middle school teachers is about $61,000 (BLS).

Set a Strong Foundation

  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Precalculus
  • Statistics
  • Computer Science

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