Academic Programs of Study

Mathematics: Secondary Education

Bachelor of Science - BS

  • Foundation in mathematical skills and logical reasoning
  • Ability to relate mathematics to the world of the student.
  • Fully accredited program (MSCHE & PDE)

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Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (Secondary Ed) at Marywood

A Secondary Math Education Degree Is In Demand!

As a graduate of the program, you will develop an understanding of mathematics substantially beyond that which they may be expected to teach. In addition, you'll learn how to plan and implement a program of learning in mathematics for students of varying backgrounds and abilities, evaluate the learning process through a variety of methods, and recognize learning disabilities and the appropriate measures to take.


For the Math/Secondary Education major, 66 credits are required in the core curriculum. Students interested in the Math/Secondary Education program should consult the Education Department for a description of admission and retention criteria. The curriculum is subject to change, based on guidelines established by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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Michael Koscho
Assistant Professor of Practice

Object-Oriented Design & Testing

Office Hours

Office Hours May Vary by Semester. Please email Professor Koscho to make an appointment.

Craig M. Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics

Topology; Connections of Mathematics to Music

Office Hours

Office Hours May Vary by Semester. Please email Dr. Johnson to make an appointment.

Chunchao Lane, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor of Computer Science

Message Passing for Wireless Sensor Network

Office Hours

Office Hours May Vary by Semester

Please email Professor Lane to make an appointment.

Dhanapati Adhikari, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Assistant Chairperson of the Science, Mathematics & Computer Science department

Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

Office Hours

Office Hours May Vary by Semester. Please email Dr. Adhikari to make an appointment.

This is just a sample of our Mathematics and Computer Science faculty - see them all!

The analytical skills and the habit of independent rational thinking developed in our department at Marywood can serve you well in any number of possible careers - from business to research to teaching. Currently, a shortage of mathematicians exists both in industry and in the teaching profession at every level. Therefore, the job market is extremely good. Our graduates either continue their studies in graduate school or find an interesting and challenging job in their major within weeks of their graduation.

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation

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