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Mathematics Education

Mathematics education prepares future mathematics teachers for certification at the middle and high school grades.

Mathematics education provides students with a mathematics major and modern theories of learning and education.

Plan of Study

Mathematics Education Webpage

Transfer to Mathematics Education

Purdue admits to individual majors. Transfer students must meet Purdue's overall transfer criteria, as well as any major-specific requirements. Before you apply, check the closed programs page to confirm this major is open to transfer students. If it is, refer to the information below for major-specific transfer criteria.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Additional Requirements: Completion of at least one semester of college-level calculus equivalent to MA 16100 or MA 16500 with a grade of C or higher.

Contact Information

Director of Recruiting, College of Science
(765) 494-1771

College of Science

Careers in Mathematics Education

Graduates in Mathematics Education typically begin a teaching career after graduation -- math teachers continue to be in high demand. 

Others continue on to graduate or professional school (law, business, medical schools) or work in related fields such as actuarial science, software engineering, or banking

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