Mathematics Education Undergraduate Program

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Learn to teach high school mathematics

Want to be a math teacher? Choose from a wide range of math courses that will prepare you for a rewarding career in the classroom.

Our well-developed, broad program is the best choice in the state for aspiring math teachers.

Why major in math education at Missouri State?


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  • Join a popular, in-demand career – More high school math teachers graduate from Missouri State than any other institution in the state. Most students in this program secure jobs before they graduate.
  • Build your classroom experience – Practice your teaching methods at the on-campus Greenwood Laboratory School, or other nearby schools. Build your skills in field-based math teaching courses and become a certified educator.
  • Gain a collaborative support system – Feel empowered to do your best work as you study among your peers, professors and future colleagues.
  • Get an affordable degree – We offer the lowest tuition in the state for comparable programs and universities.

Degree options

No academic journey is the same. You can tailor your degree to match your educational and career goals.


Sample schedule
Review a sample degree plan for your path to completion.
Join the Bears
Transfer to Missouri State and become a math education major.
Start on your master's degree as you finish your bachelor's degree (major). Earn two degrees, sooner.
If you already have a major, consider a minor in math education.
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Careers and Outcomes
There's always a need for math teachers. You can prep the next generation with math aptitude.