Make a lasting difference in the lives of countless students by becoming a math teacher. New teachers with a Secondary Education BSE in Mathematics from the University of Central Missouri enjoy a 100% employment rate after graduation. A fulfilling career coaching young minds is within reach.
During your time in UCM’s high school Math Teacher degree program, you’ll deepen your understanding of the content area while learning to engage with, evaluate and lead a classroom. Learn how to ignite your students’ curiosity using proven pedagogical techniques and how to make them feel welcome in your classroom and in the field of mathematics.
While you work toward your Math Teacher degree at UCM, you’ll be supported by an inclusive, close-knit community and prepared to share those positive values with your own students in time. You’ll also be equipped to do more than teach your students math. You can help shape them into strong, confident thinkers ready for the road ahead.
NCTM-accredited degree program
Graduate with 100+ teaching hours
Low student-to-teacher ratio
Excellent education, affordable tuition
Experienced teachers on faculty
Outstanding job opportunities
Earn your Math Teacher degree by demonstrating mastery of mathematical concepts and applications, mathematics teaching best practices and curriculum standards. With UCM’s accredited degree program, you’ll learn how to craft classroom experiences that build math fluency and positivity for your students.
Secondary education presents some unique opportunities — and sometimes challenges — related to teaching teens. Your high school Math Teacher degree will include in-depth learning about adolescent development and behavior. You’ll be able to meet your students where they are, finding ways to bring them joyful connections to mathematics at any stage of growth.
What you study now will impact what you can impart to your own students later. Become the kind of teacher they’ll always remember by leveraging UCM coursework such as:
The University of Central Missouri’s BSE in Mathematics program emphasizes experiential learning. You’ll have many opportunities throughout the course of your high school Math Teacher degree to put your developing skills into practice.
The field experiences that anchor our Math Teacher degree program prepare you to confidently manage your own classroom. You’ll also meet local teachers and school administrators, building a network that will support you well beyond your college years.
The University of Central Missouri’s Secondary Education programs draw future teachers interested in lifelong learning and helping to shape young people’s future.
Your high school Math Teacher degree will prepare you for a successful career as an educator. Over recent years, 100% of our graduates seeking jobs within Missouri have been hired immediately after completing their Math Teacher degree. Thanks to our excellent reputation for preparing teachers committed to lifelong careers, we are often approached by local schools looking for job candidates even before graduation.
Your UCM Math Teacher degree is also an ideal stepping-stone to graduate study if you’re interested in teaching higher-level mathematics to high school or college students.
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The University of Central Missouri is committed to keeping costs low and educational standards high. In fact, 92% of our undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid. With tuition rates among the lowest in the state and a clear path to steady employment, your high school Math Teacher degree at UCM represents tremendous value.
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You will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the BSE in Secondary Education, Mathematics program to:
UCM is the longest continuously CAEP accredited public institution in Missouri
The Mathematics Education program at UCM is accredited by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics