Adolescence Education in Mathematics: Share Your Love for Mathematics
Become the math teacher that makes learning fun. Combine your passion for teaching with your love of mathematics and become a certified teacher for grades 7-12.
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4 Year Promise
At Roberts, we are committed to giving you a head start in earning income and achieving your personal goals by helping you graduate in four years. In fact, we guarantee it.
LEARN TO TEACH MATH
Hone your problem-solving skills and build a strong foundation in mathematics.
BECOME A MATH TEACHER
Be prepared to earn your New York State teaching certification for grades 7-12.
EXTEND YOUR CAREER
You may optionally earn your certifications in Students with Disabilities and Grades 5-6.
Hannah Clark ‘23 (Adolescence Education in Mathematics) is a current student in the program.
She shares, “The education program at Roberts is unlike any other! I was able to get into classrooms early on, which helped solidify that this is what I want to do with my life. Whenever I met with the math and education faculty, they were so helpful and saw me as a person rather than another number.”
What Will I Learn
As an Adolescence Education in Mathematics major, you will learn to bring math to life in your classroom. Develop your analytical, computational, quantitative, and communication skills in order to earn your dream job. After graduation, you’ll be ready to pursue graduate studies in education, mathematics, or other related disciplines.
You’ll have a mentor in both the Mathematics and Teacher Education department. You may participate in the Adopt-A-School program and other STEM initiatives.
You’ll graduate prepared to apply for New York State teaching certification in Mathematics for grades 7-12.You may choose to become certified in teaching:
- Mathematics for grades 5-6
- Dual certification in Adolescence Education Mathematics 7-12 and Students with Disabilities 7-12 Generalists
- Probability and statistics
- Calculus and differential equations
- Linear algebra
- The history of mathematics
- Lesson planning
- Specialized teaching methods
- Language and literacy
Student Teaching Placements
- Webster Central School District (CSD)
- Greece CSD
- Rochester CSD
- Pittsford CSD
- Churchville-Chili CSD
- Brockport CSD
- Hilton CSD
- Byron-Bergen CSD
- Spencerport CSD
- Kendall CSD
- Penfield CSD
- Rush-Henrietta CSD
- Private schools and agencies such as Charles Finney, Mary Cariola Children’s Center, Hillside Children’s Center, Cornerstone Christian Academy, McQuaid, and more!
- Math teacher
- Professor of Mathematics
- Business Manager
- Roberts Wesleyan University
- University of Buffalo
- SUNY Brockport
Frequently Asked Questions
Math teachers need at least a bachelor’s degree. The type of degree they get is flexible – whether it be in elementary education, mathematics, or a mix of the disciplines, like the Adolescence Education in Mathematics degree one can get at Roberts.
- Math Professor
- Operations Research Analyst
- Government Economist
According to the US Bureau of Labor, the median annual wage for middle and high school teachers in 2021 was about $61,000.
Naturally, the numbers will differ by area, type of school, and position.
We are committed to helping students meet the financial obligation to earn a degree and advance a career. Our Office of Student Financial Services works to assist all students in their effort to maximize financial aid. We award financial assistance to 100% of our undergraduate students.