A respected field and growing need.

The Mathematics for Secondary Teachers major provides a route to Michigan certification to teach mathematics in a high school classroom. There is a significant and growing shortage of mathematics teachers in Michigan and across the nation. Teachers certified by the State of Michigan in mathematics and science are highly respected professionals and are sought-after by schools throughout the nation.

Program Distinctives

Demand for teachers of mathematics remains very strong. Cornerstone's Christian perspective helps aspiring teachers perceive their students as unique creations, deeply loved by their creator and worthy of the investment of education. This perspective develops teachers, who personally experience mathematics as a window to the beauty, creativity and order that God expresses in his creation and who communicate that passion to their students. Graduates with this major are thoroughly prepared both technically and personally to serve God through mathematics education.

  • Overview

  • Program Classes

    From personable faculty to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.

    See our sample degree plan for the list of classes you'll take as a mathematics education major.

    Earn Advanced Standing

    Secondary education majors with a TESOL minor may qualify for advanced standing in our Master of Arts in TESOL program. This gives you the option to earn two degrees—a bachelor's degree and a master's degree—in as few as five years.

    Download a semester-by-semester class planning guide.

  • Education Student Outcomes

    92%

    of traditional undergraduate education students from the class of 2018 were working or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

    Importantly, our recent graduates also shared that they love their work. Of respondents, 100 percent reported a genuine interest in what they are doing.

    Job Outcomes

    Cornerstone alumni are tireless in their passion to influence our world for Christ as servant leaders. You can find CU graduates building lives that matter at workplaces based in West Michigan and beyond.

    • Dutton Christian School
    • NorthPointe Christian Schools

College Is About More Than a Degree

At Cornerstone, knowledge is about more than memorizing facts. Here, you will develop a deeper understanding of people, life and God. You will conquer challenges, grow in wisdom and make more memories than you can count.

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