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Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics Education

Andrew Wiles once said, “Pure mathematicians just love to try unsolved problems. They love a challenge.”

If this quote resonates with you and you want to help children and young adults succeed in life, become a teacher. If you want them to get a head-start on careers for the future, become a math teacher. By pursuing a major in mathematics for secondary education, you’ll develop a broad understanding of mathematics and its usefulness in the world, to better prepare the next generation of mathematicians and learners.

Thanks to our small class sizes, you’ll receive one-on-one attention from professors who are committed to helping you succeed. And with access to state-of-the-art technology in our Mathematics and Physics Resource Center, along with a wide variety of classes tailored to help you reach your specific career goals, you’ll be well on your way to making a difference in your own classroom one day.

What can I do with a mathematics degree?

This program will prepare you to enter the classroom as a qualified mathematics teacher, but it also opens up a realm of additional career opportunities. Although few job titles actually say “mathematician,” employers in almost every industry prize employees with a strong background in math due to their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. You could also pursue a post-graduate degree in statistics, engineering, mathematics, physics, and more. Career options with this degree include:

  • Mathematics teacher (9-12)
  • Natural sciences manager
  • Mathematician
  • Statistician
  • Mathematical science occupations
  • Business professional
  • Analyst

Math plays a role in almost every avenue of our everyday life. From engineering to finance, career opportunities for people with a strong aptitude for mathematics are plentiful. Whatever your career choice, University of the Cumberlands can help you make a difference both domestically and globally.  Fill out the form on this page and see how we can help you achieve your goals.


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A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.