Major in Math & Science Education

The Math and Science Education major at Black Hills State University equips students to meet the tremendous demand for math and science teachers. The program provides a composite teaching major in science and math. Students prepare to teach math and select a science teaching field from biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics.

A high percentage of BHSU graduates in Math and Science Education are hired immediately after graduation, since they are well prepared to teach in two fields greatly needed throughout the nation. They are also prepared to enter graduate schools in education, research, science, or law.


  • Experience small class sizes and hands-on instruction provided by knowledgeable and caring faculty
  • Participate in research opportunities with faculty actively engaged in meaningful research and grant projects
  • Enhance your math experience by becoming a tutor
  • Join student organizations that sponsor special presentations, outreach activities, and trips to regional conferences

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