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A degree in physics and mathematics education will open up possibilities in your career.

Physics and Mathematics Education


The Sum of Math, Physics, and Education

If you have a knack for mathematics and physics and a passion for passing on knowledge, consider a Physics & Mathematics Education major. Math and science classes will give you a deep understanding of mathematics and advanced physics, while education classes will train you to make those subjects accessible to your own students who may not have a natural inclination for them. Additionally, you will learn essential classroom skills, such as classroom management and discipline, assessment methods, and lesson planning based on your students’ age group.

The Physics and Mathematics Education curriculum will build an interdisciplinary knowledge that will allow our students to become math or physics teachers for grades 5-12 or pursue entry-level physics or mathematics careers.

Get on track for these careers

  • Physics Teacher 
  • Mathematics Teacher
  • Data Analyst
  • Engineer
  • Physicist
  • Physics Researcher
  • Project Manager
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Launching into Your Classroom

Education majors spend a full semester of their senior year teaching real students locally or internationally. Each Education student teaches at two different schools, preparing you to manage your own classroom after graduation.

Physics and Mathematics Education Curriculum & Degree Options

Students interested in course descriptions and academic policies can check out our Undergraduate Catalog.

Liberal Arts Foundational Core

A Taylor liberal arts education will prepare you to live and work in a fast-changing world. It also goes a step further: laying a strong spiritual foundation that cultivates wisdom. You’ll become a well-versed individual, equipped with critical thinking skills, a lifelong love of learning, and an appreciation for God’s creation.

View Foundational Core Curriculum.

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