Why minor in mathematics for elementary education?

Teaching students is one of the most fulfilling careers. With a minor in Mathematics for Elementary Education from UND, you will be better prepared to make your mark on the future.

By adding the math minor, you'll be adding skills to make you a better teacher in the classroom. The curriculum is centered on four mathematics classes designed for elementary teachers and at least one general math course.

The minor is offered through a partnership with the Departments of Mathematics and College of Education & Human Development, which has been preparing students to become teachers for over 100 years.

Mathematics for Elementary Education at UND

  • Use UND's new Math Active Learning Lab, a student-centered emporium environment committed to education.

  • Take courses designed for future elementary educations mathematics teachers.

  • Learn from UND's innovative Department of Mathematics, who are developing new education models in math.

 Elementary Education Mathematics Careers


UND Elementary Education graduates employed or pursuing graduate degrees

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Median salary for elementary school teachers

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Studying mathematics builds the problem-solving and logical-thinking skills that employers prize. Your minor will increase your employment options in elementary education. Develop the skills to successfully teach beginning learners mathematics.

With a certificate in Mathematics for Elementary Education from UND, you'll be on your way to a rewarding career in education. For example:

  • Classroom Teacher
  • Education Specialist
  • Instructional Coach

Elementary Education Mathematics Courses You Could Take