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Mathematics Education

Mathematics education teachers are identified as one of the top 10 critical shortage teacher areas in Virginia. The program at Virginia Tech is led by nationally recognized faculty, offers excellent job placement rates, and prepares students to earn licensure in mathematics education in Virginia.

Students are prepared to teach math at the secondary level in grades 6-12. The program prepares students to create lesson plans, deliver content across the math curriculum using a variety of teaching methods, and evaluate learning in a culturally responsive manner. The curriculum includes field-based courses for observation, interaction, and student teaching to gain practical knowledge and apply concepts in the secondary mathematics education setting.

Career Options

  • Middle School Mathematics Teacher
  • High School Mathematics Teacher
  • Private School Teacher
  • Education Consultant
  • Private Tutor
  • Online Educator
  • Academic Advisor
  • Teacher Educators