Montana State University-Northern
College of Education, Arts & Sciences, and Nursing
Education – Mathematics 5-12
Establish the Technical Foundation of Our Future Leaders

Complete a degree that gives you the foundation for a career in the technical fields of industry while pursuing the teacher licensure program at Montana State University-Northern.

  • Complete professional preparation through MSU-N focusing on social science, consisting of on-campus courses and 5-12 school practicum's that lead to a recommendation for educator licensure.
  • Benefit from a degree that will prepare you for math teacher jobs while completing a teaching practicum in your senior year of college.
Bachelor's in Mathematics Education: Numerical Analysis. Statistical Concepts
Secondary Education Degree, Mathematics (5-12):
  • Specialize in a degree at MSU-Northern that allows you to double major to improve employment opportunities.
  • Participate in professional education courses that are designed to prepare you to apply your academic training to the experiences you will have with a BSEd mathematics degree.
Mathematics Education Faculty: Analytical. Precise.
  • Work alongside secondary education math professionals with years of teaching and practical field experience.
  • Learn from mathematicians that will present challenging and rewarding courses to prepare you for a mathematics teaching degree.
Mathematics Teaching Degree Classes: Logical. Systematic.

Integrating Technology into Education – Integrate stimulating lesson plans that improve student's critical-thinking skills.

Methods of Teaching Secondary Math – Plan and integrate math lessons that are aligned with state requirements.

Mathematics Technology for Teachers – Learn how to integrate technology with traditional mathematics lesson plans.

Secondary Education Mathematics Teacher Career Outlook

Graduates of the Montana State University-Northern Mathematics Teacher Education Programs will be eligible for a recommendation for a Standard Class II Educator License. Between now and 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an expected growth in the field that is above average compared to other professions


Robert Johnke
   Office: Hagener Science Center 217
   Phone: (406) 265-4137

Charles Pollington
   Office: Hagener Science Center 216
   Phone: (406) 265-4135

William Swartz
   Office: Hagener Science Center 208
   Phone: (406) 265-3700 x3332

* The BSEd in Mathematics 5-12 is currently in Moratorium. We are not accepting new students into this program. Students currently enrolled will be able to complete this degree. This program is being reviewed and may become available in the future.