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Mathematics Teaching



The mathematics teaching major aims at training professionals with broad mathematical knowledge, that is, professionals who master contents that comprise the teaching and learning process in primary and secondary education. Such professionals must be aware of the pedagogical skills that allow knowledge development. Besides, they are expected to be socially critical and responsible for the course of society.


Labor market

Teaching in primary and secondary schools – public or private - is the largest labor market. Those who choose to engage in master´s and PhD programs may also be hired by higher education institutions. In addition to teaching, there are other market sectors that may absorb professionals trained in mathematics, such as companies from the economic and financial sectors, consulting firms in the area of mathematics and  math education, among others.


Admission Options

Sisu - Students who are interested in applying for a place at UFTM must necessarily sign up and take the tests related to the National Examination of High School – Enem. 

Transfer students - Intended for UFTM students who are attending related majors, as well as for students from other national or foreign higher education institutions who wish to transfer to the same major or to related majors.

Diploma holders – Intended for candidates who have already completed a higher education major and who are willing to attend a new undergraduate major at UFTM.

Readmission – Intended for students who are not enrolled anymore in any undergraduate major at UFTM but wish to return to their studies.





Mathematics Teaching



Academic Title awarded


Type of Education

Class meetings


Every semester

Nº of admissions per year



Four years (eight semesters)

Year of Recognition


Class time


Campus city


Admission requirement

Complete High School




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