Secondary Education – Math (BS)

Secondary Education – Math (6-12) Degree Overview

As a future middle or high school math teacher, you’ll come away from this program with over 24 credit hours in math-specific content as well as unique teaching-centric courses that help you blend your math knowledge with how to teach students effectively. At Thomas, you’ll learn from the best, including professional organizations dedicated to serving math teaching professionals.  

This degree certifies preservice teachers in Mathematics for grades 6-12. Content area courses are customizable.  

Prepare for a Career In:

  • Middle School Math Teacher
  • High School Math Teacher
  • Math Tutor
  • Peace Corps
  • Department of Defense School Teacher
  • Nonprofit
  • Alternative Education
  • Homeschooling

“I was very shy when I first came to Thomas, but I think through the campus events and various clubs on campus and the overall sense of community, really allowed me to break out of my shell and enjoy my time at college. This community works to embrace one another, and it has really helped me thrive in my accomplishments and I am very grateful for that.”

Kate O’Kelly ’20

At a Glance

  • 121 credit hours
  • 3 year option
  • 920+ hours of classroom experience upon graduation
  • Unique opportunity to customize math coursework you take
  • 99% job placement rate

Key Courses

  • Trauma-Informed Education in Social-Emotional Learning
  • Teaching Students with Exceptional Needs in the Regular Classroom
  • Secondary Methods of Teaching