Your Future in Mathematics Education

Students who choose the Bachelor of Science in mathematics education at Charleston Southern University learn research-based methods for delivering math instruction. CSU places candidates in the schools starting in their freshman year, and seniors are in their student teaching classroom for an entire year.

Math education graduates have become Rookie Teachers of the Year, Teachers of the Year and have gone on to earn a PhD in Mathematics Education. 


Resources for Future Teachers

CSU’s partners at TeachSC have free tools and resources to make applying to our program, and becoming a classroom teacher, easier. If you create a TeachSC account, you will have access to:

  • An interactive application checklist to keep you on track.
  • 1-on-1 expert advice for any question along the way.
  • How-to guides for eligibility, applications, testing and finances.
  • A chance to win a $1,000 scholarship toward tuition.

To get access, sign up for TeachSC!


Accreditation

Charleston Southern University’s accreditation can be found here.

Mathematics Education: it's a calling

Students at CSU learn research-based methods for delivering math instruction. Some of our math education students receive job offers before they even finish their student teaching experience, some at the same high school where they completed their student teaching.

As a Mathematics Education major, you’ll take courses like…

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Calculus II
  • History of Mathematics
  • Abstract Algebra
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Differential Equations

Graduates are equipped for a variety of career paths.

  • High School Math Teacher
  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Student in Mathematics Education
Smiling math teacher teaching addition on whiteboard in classroom. Smiling blonde woman explaining additions in column in class.

College of Education

The College of Education ensures that candidates have practicum experiences throughout their time at CSU – starting with the very first education course through a yearlong senior placement for student teaching. 

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Wingo Hall

Wingo Hall houses classrooms for the humanities and education and faculty offices for the College of Education. Named for Henry C. Wingo.

[This degree] is an amazing and rigorous program. I was well-prepared to begin my career as a high school math teacher. I have become a fully competent, caring and committed teacher for my students, and I can only thank Charleston Southern… and the professors for helping and pushing me!

Nikki Deschaine Marlowe / mathematics education, ’13

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