Mathematics Education prepares students for teaching mathematics in grades nine through twelve. Students who complete the Mathematics Education program graduate with South Carolina certification in secondary mathematics. As students complete the requirements for the education portion of their degree, they become prepared to lead their own classrooms. Students exit this program with an understanding of curriculum and instruction. The Teacher Education Program is approved by the State Department of Education in accordance with the Standards for State Approval of Teacher Education established by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification.
Most graduates begin careers teaching in grades 9-12 while some may continue with graduate education.
Requirements for Teacher Certification in Mathematics in South Carolina (Grades 9-12)
- A Bachelor's Degree Completion of required courses in an approved Mathematics Education Program
- Passing scores on the Praxis II tests required by South Carolina
- Please refer to the Teacher Education Program information page for information surrounding its goals and application processes.