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Mathematics Education (Grades 7-12) B.S.

Be an engaging, antiracist and inclusive mathematics educator for middle and high school grades, one who fosters a love of mathematics and STEM in all learners.
Mathematics education professor Nicole Fonger.
Mathematics education professor Nicole Fonger.

About this Program

  • Gain an advantage in a range of fields—from the classroom to the lab—with a dual major in mathematics education and mathematics.
  • Engage in a program that emphasizes cultural and linguistic diversity, integration of media and technology, multilevel teaching and standards-based assessment.
  • Be part of the School of Education’s commitment to equitable, antiracist and inclusive practices.
  • Begin your first year in a classroom, with multiple placements and student teaching experiences in a range of urban, suburban and rural settings.
  • Experience our pioneering work in clinical simulations (EDU SIMs) for realistic preprofessional practice, replicating common interactions in school and classroom environments and integrated into your classes to build your skill set and confidence.
  • Get a small school feel at a dynamic research university through personalized academic and career advising; the opportunity to work closely with internationally recognized faculty, including on research projects; and a global alumni network.

Program Information

Degree Type






College or School

100 %

Student Pass Rate for New York State Assessment of Teaching Skills
100 %

Student Pass Rate for Mathematics Education Certification Exams
93 %

of Class of 2021 graduates are employed or in graduate school within six months.
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The College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) is Syracuse University’s first and largest college. As the home of the liberal arts, our internationally recognized programs provide the cornerstone of a Syracuse University education with 50+ majors in the natural sciences and mathematics, the humanities and the social sciences (in partnership with the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs).
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School of Education

Syracuse University’s School of Education advances the future of teaching and learning through inclusive and antiracist practice, integration of digital technology, and experiential learning rooted in campus and community partnerships.By fostering a welcoming learning community that supports distinct potential, the school mentors and nurtures the next generation of impactful and innovative educators, scholars and leaders.With immersive training that begins in the first year and unique research and creative opportunities that range from field experiences to live educational simulations to engaging internships, School of Education graduates are equipped to inspire generations.
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Mathematics education majors also major in mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences, providing a foundational background in calculus, linear algebra, analysis, mathematical theory and more.

Mathematics education students can choose either a B.S. or B.A. degree program, reflected in your mathematics major. The B.S. degree includes additional mathematics and lab science coursework compared to the B.A.

Courses on the history of schooling, principles of inclusive classrooms, literacy across the curriculum and methods for teaching mathematics and problem-solving.

Introductory courses in a range of liberal arts areas give you broad perspectives on the world and human experience.

Field placements in local schools and community organizations include a full-time, multiweek student teaching experience in the spring of your senior year.

Extracurricular Opportunities

Study abroad opportunities

Experience the World

Take part in School of Education short-term study abroad trips or semester programs around the world. School of Education students are eligible for exclusive funding to support study abroad experiences.

Student organization

Kappa Delta Pi

Join the student-led Alpha Delta Iota chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education for professional development, fellowship and service opportunities.

For Future Educators

Spector/Warren Fellowship

This fellowship brings students interested in education to the Holocaust Museum Houston each year, where they learn from experts, firsthand accounts and survivors, gaining the tools to integrate the lessons on the Holocaust and human rights into any classroom subject.

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