Picture yourself in a classroom where you and your students work together to identify, analyze and solve problems relevant to the real world. Picture yourself helping students appreciate and be successful in mathematics. Sound appealing? Then Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Mathematics Education degree is for you. You’ll get an in-depth knowledge of mathematics while learning effective teaching techniques to help you become the best mathematics teacher you can be.
With upper-level math classes capped at 30 students each, you’ll get the individual attention you deserve as you delve into complicated aspects of the field.
You’ll spend time observing, assisting and teaching in local classrooms for more than 100 hours prior to your student teaching experience, so you’ll be exceptionally prepared to lead your own classroom.
Knowledgeable professors who have earned their Ph.D.’s teach all mathematics classes. The Mathematics Education faculty members all have elementary or secondary classroom teaching experience.
Several experiential learning experiences can help expand your skills during your time at MSUM. Whether you’re interested in social gatherings with your peers or attending conferences with your professors, the opportunities are yours for the taking.
Teach and observe in local classrooms. Tutor. Attend social gatherings. Get involved outside the classroom at MSU Moorhead.
MSUM’s math education program has a strong reputation of preparing teachers. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers are in high demand. You can find a job teaching at schools all across the country. Here is just a sample of math education careers that are predicted to have job growth in the next 10 years.
What are some Common Math Education Related Careers?
|Job Growth (2021-2031)
|High School Math Teacher
|Middle School Math Teacher