Career Opportunities for Secondary Education in Mathematics

Career Opportunities for Secondary Education in Mathematics

Secondary Education in Mathematics Jobs

Analysts project there will be a need for new mathematics and science teachers in middle and high schools over the next decade. A shortage of such teachers is considered to be a growing problem in the United States. Additionally, school districts require all teachers to be highly qualified. Essentially, each teacher must demonstrate a mastery of knowledge in the subject that they are teaching. This program is designed to produce graduates who have a strong content knowledge of mathematics together with the ability to apply best practices in the classroom.

Career Planning

The Academic and Career Planning Center (ACPC) assists students with career and life planning. You may schedule appointments with the ACPC staff to discuss career interests, skills, values, and goal setting, as well as how to find career information, internships, full-time jobs, and graduate schools. Students are encouraged to utilize the services of the ACPC.

Internships/Student Teaching

Students in the Secondary Education in Mathematics program are able to put what they have learned into practice through student teaching experiences supervised by highly qualified teachers. These professional, career-related experiences in an organizational setting are valuable for a student's professional career development, and students receive academic credit that applies to their degree program.

If you are a student looking for more information on co-op and internship listings and how to apply, please contact your advisor or the Academic and Career Planning Center.