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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. And if you want to become a math teacher, you should earn your mathematics education degree from University of the Cumberlands.

By pursuing your 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. Coursework throughout your mathematics education program offers learning strategies and approaches to help facilitate meaningful learning experiences. And with access to state-of-the-art technology in our Mathematics and Physics Resource Center, along with instruction tailored to help you reach your specific career goals, you’ll be well on your way to making a difference in your very own classroom.

What can I do with a mathematics degree?

UC’s Bachelor of Science in Education (BSED) with a major in mathematics degree 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


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 

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. Let’s talk about our test-optional college admissions process, scholarship opportunities and more!

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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.

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 The School of Education at University of the Cumberlands complies with all CAEP standards across programs at the initial and advanced levels.
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