Mathematics/Mathematics Education - Dual Degree - B.S., B.S.Ed.

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Overview

About the Degree: 

The BSEd in Mathematics Education prepares students to teach mathematics in Grades 6-12. The program is structured to include course work in mathematics and statistics as well as courses related to secondary school mathematics curriculum and instruction. In addition, students spend time in local schools during each semester of the program. Graduates of the program are eligible for initial teacher certification in Georgia.

We also partner with the Mathematics Department to offer a dual degree–a BSEd in Mathematics Education and a BS in Mathematics. Please choose the Dual Degree link under the BSEd tab above for more information about this program.

Mathematics Education is a restricted major admitting only 25 students per semester. To begin the program in the fall semester, a completed application must be submitted by the first Friday in November. To begin the program in the spring semester, a completed application must be submitted by the first Friday in April.

Academics

What you will learn: 

The Mathematics Education program at the University of Georgia offers a nationally accredited program that prepares students to teach mathematics in secondary school (6-12). The program emphasizes a blend of mathematical studies, professional studies, and practical experiences in schools. Students study the latest developments in curriculum and instruction, including instructional technology. Graduates of the program receive the Bachelor of Science in Education degree and are eligible for initial certification in Georgia. 

Apart from preparing students to teach mathematics in grades 6-12, the program prepares students for graduate studies in mathematics and for careers that call for mathematics, computer science, and interpersonal skills.

Careers

Salary: 
High Salary: 
$86,700
Low Salary: 
$37,200
Median Salary: 
$55,400
Employers: 

Barrow County Schools 
Business and Industry 
Camps 
Campus Crusade for Christ 
Champions for Children 
Churches 
Clarke County Schools
Colleges and Universities 
Community Centers
Dekalb Technical College 
Easter Seals Head Start 
Educational Publishers 
Emory University
First Baptist Church of Decatur
The Goddard School
Griffin-Spalding County Schools
Gwinnett County Schools
Hall County School System
Hancock County Schools
HealthSouth Corp
Hospitals 
Human Resource Offices 
Libraries 
Madison County Schools 
Montgomery County Schools
Morgan County Schools
Newton County Schools 
Non-Profit Agencies 
Oconee County Schools 
Primrose Pre-K 
Private Tutoring Agencies
Public & Private Schools 
Public Relations Firs 
Savannah Country Day 
Social Circle City Schools 
State & Federal Government
Textbook Companies 
Tift County Board of Ed. 
Wal-Mart Pharmacy 
Waseca Learning Environment 
Webster Groves Schools
White County Schools 
Woodward Academy 
Youth Service Centers

Possible Job Titles: 

Athletic Coach 
Camp Director
Child Life Specialist 
Customer Service Representative 
Education & Training Administrator 
Education Materials Coordinator
Educational Therapist 
Employee Training Instructor 
In-Home Daycare
Instructor
Interventionist 
Learning Specialist
Library Assistant 
Management Trainee
Missionary Worker
Outdoor Educator 
Paraprofessional 
Permanent Substitute
Personnel Consultant
Religious Educator
Resource Teacher
Social Services Volunteer
Talented & Gifted Math Teacher
Teacher
Technical Recruiter