Bachelor of Science in Adolescence Education - Math


Nyack’s Adolescence Education in Mathematics program, combined with New York State teacher certification assessments, provides an initial certification that allows graduates to teach mathematics in grades 7–12 in New York State. Our program also has reciprocity with virtually all other states, thereby allowing graduates to teach outside of New York with relative ease. Graduates are also certified by ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International).

Why Study Adolescence Education in Math at Nyack?

Nyack’s biblically-based and accredited program is highly regarded by public, private, and Christian schools for the quality of its graduates with regards to their intellect, pedagogy, and disposition. Our teacher candidates are assessed on multiple levels: their content knowledge, their ability to teach, and their Christian character.

In addition, Nyack’s Adolescence Education students benefit from the following.

  • Performance-based in-class review of teaching skills

  • Highly qualified and experienced Christian faculty

  • Extensive field experience and student teaching aligned with the curriculum

  • Weekly supervision and feedback on student teaching

  • Support for all New York State assessments

  • Student teaching placements overseas and in home districts

What Will I Study?
  • Biblical principles are integrated into all courses

  • Common Core curriculum standards and NCTM standards

  • Interview and job placement preparation

  • Teaching skills

Career Opportunities

The Nyack Adolescence Education in Mathematics graduate is highly qualified for private, public, and Christian school positions in New York State and beyond. Graduates have the qualifications and flexibility to work in the mission field and in domestic ministries (e.g., Salvation Army, Campus Crusade for Christ). Our graduates have also been highly successful in a variety of non-educational venues because of  their transferrable skills.

Our Graduates

Nyack’s graduates have been employed in numerous institutions and positions in the United States and abroad. For example, teaching mathematics in the metropolitan area and other states; using mathematics teaching skills in a prominent position in the Salvation Army; and serving in public, private, and charter schools in New York City. Others have used their skills in short and long term missions positions. The preparation and skills our students receive at Nyack are also easily exported to non-educational venues in the highly desirable field of mathematics.

Key Faculty

Dr. Jung Hang Lee

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Phone: 4548
B.S. University of Technology; M.S. NJIT/Rutgers University; Ph.D. Columbia University Teachers College

Dr. In Hak Moon

Professor of Mathematics
Phone: 4532
B.S. Chon Buk National University; Ph.D. SUNY at Stony Brook


ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International), NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics), NCATE (National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education)  


“This program is a great opportunity. It is preparing me for my future as a teacher and as a student of Christ.” Angel Mora-Jimenez, Class of 2017