Mathematics Education: Elementary/Middle School Option B.S.
What is the elementary/middle school option in mathematics education?
This program is tailored to students who want to teach mathematics at the elementary or middle school level. It provides a strong foundation in mathematics with current pedagogical approaches and insightful study of student learning. Mathematics education students have the advantage of working directly within the mathematics department and coordinating with the education department to obtain New Hampshire teacher certification.
Why study mathematics education at UNH?
You’ll work alongside accomplished mathematicians, statisticians, and educators who are professionally active. You’ll gain an understanding of higher level mathematics, the mathematics taught in elementary and middle school classrooms, and the process of teaching mathematics. You’ll have the opportunity to pursue an accelerated master’s degree leading to teacher certification in just five years. You’ll enjoy many small, specialized classes and a variety of field-based experiences. Our professors have won prestigious honors, including a Grammy Award and a MacArthur “genius” grant. This department has produced many winners of the prestigious Department of Defense SMART Scholarship.
- Curriculum supervisor/developer
- Educational software developer
- Mathematics education consultant
- Mathematics educator in government/research/academia
- Mathematics teacher
- Mathematics textbook writer/editor/publisher
Kingsbury Hall, W383
33 Academic Way
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: (603) 862-2320