Adolescence Education: Mathematics (7-12), B.S.

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Degree Type
Bachelor of Science

Candidates successfully completing this program of study are recommended by Old Westbury to New York State for initial certification as Adolescence Education (grades 7-12) teachers. 

Combine your passion for mathematics with a future in teaching

Middle and high school teachers have important jobs that involve working with students to educate them in core subjects while supporting them in achieving their post-graduation plans.

Good teachers can literally change lives! 

Get ready to educate, inspire, mentor and protect students as they journey towards life beyond K-12 classrooms. 

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The SUNY Old Westbury School of Education and the programs it offers are accredited by the American Association of Quality Educator Preparation. 

Student Profile

Meet Skylar Sindicic '25 and hear about her experiences in class and on campus as she prepares for her education career.

After Graduation

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), New York State has among highest employment levels of secondary education teachers in the entire country:

  • 62,300 employed as of 2023
  • Annual mean salary in NY: $96,400

The Projections Managing Partnership projects that New York State by 2030 will need 78,290 secondary education teachers.

Dr. Ashok Basawapatna, Mathematics and Computer Information Science Department

Earn a Double Major 

Candidates who desire a second major in mathematics must take: MA 4360, CS 2510, and one Math elective at 4000 or 5000 level. In addition to MA 4510, MA 5120, MA 5320.


Nicole Sieben

Chair of Adolescence Education
Associate Professor of Secondary English Education
Coordinator of Graduate Programs in English Education
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