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Change the world, one student at a time

You want to make a difference in the world, and teaching offers the opportunity to connect with students and help them build the mathematical skills they need for success. SFA offers one of the state’s leading mathematics teaching certification programs, and our undergraduate mathematics major with a secondary education (SED) minor prepares you for a challenging and rewarding career teaching middle and high school students.

Lumberjacks make great teachers

After you earn a teaching certification in mathematics from SFA, you will enter the world of teaching with the confidence and skills needed to walk into any classroom and take on the challenge of working with students from diverse backgrounds and with varying needs.

Flexible options for graduate students

Trying to juggle your teaching career and graduate school classes? Our renowned graduate program in school mathematics teaching offers online classes and flexible scheduling. 

Undergraduate programs and requirements 

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with secondary education minor

Lumberjacks make great teachers! If you want to make a difference in students’ lives by introducing them to the world of mathematics and opening their eyes to empowering possibilities, this degree program will prepare you for a rewarding teaching career.

*See Undergraduate Bulletin for additional details, guidelines and requirements.


Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Physical Address:
Bush Mathematical Sciences Building
Suite 301

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13040, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

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