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Mathematics Education

Learn with Minot State
Mathematics teachers provide students with the skills they need to succeed in the classroom and the workplace. As a mathematics education major, you will take courses in calculus, differential equations, linear and abstract algebra, and probability and statistics. You will also take required professional education
coursework as well as mathematics courses. 

Our faculty
Faculty members in the Department of Math and Computer Science are highly-qualified instructors eager to help you meet your academic and career goals. In addition to training future mathematicians, teachers, and computer scientists, the department is responsible for all general education mathematics classes. The Department of Teacher Education and Kinesiology features instructors who are sought after for their scholarly expertise and contributions to the community. We provide the academic training and field experience you will need for a career as a mathematics education teacher. 

Career outlook
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, high school teachers earn a median pay of $62,360 per year. 

Offered: On campus

Be inspired . . . earn your mathematics education degree

Employment outlook
Job prospects are strong for high school math teachers. North Dakota and other states are having a hard time meeting the demand for qualified mathematics teachers.
Student teaching 
You are required to complete 12 weeks of student teaching. As a student teacher, you will be responsible, as much as is appropriate, for the cooperating teacher’s entire class load.
Class size
Minot State’s small classroom sizes allow you to experience valuable one-on-one interaction with professors and participate in practical collaboration with your classmates.
Get involved
To enhance your classroom learning, you are encouraged to get involved in clubs like the Students of North Dakota United (SNDU).

Program options (Catalog Links)

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Teacher education programs at Minot State University are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP). Minot State is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

All Minot State programs fulfill the requirements for licensure in the state of North Dakota. If you are seeking a professional license in a state other than North Dakota, learn more about program disclosures and licensure requirements at

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