About the Mathematics 6-12 Teaching Field Endorsement Degree Program

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Earning a mathematics teaching endorsement opens the door for employment opportunities, both in Nebraska and nationwide. UNK mathematics education graduates enjoy successful job placement and have rewarding careers that inspire and prepare the next generation.

After completing the program requirements, you will have a strong mathematical background in all areas needed for middle and high school teaching, including calculus, geometry, statistics and teaching pedagogy. Classes for mathematics education majors are taught by full-time professional staff who are dedicated to your success. The faculty’s specialties range from mathematics education to applied and abstract mathematics. The advanced classes often have fewer than a dozen students, allowing faculty to provide you with individual assistance.

8% Projected Employment Growth

from 2016 to 2026 according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities with this Degree

  • 6-12 Public School Mathematics Teacher
  • 6-12 Private School Mathematics Teacher
Alex Linnerson

I always knew that I could count on my peers and professors for homework and mental health help. Even if a professor wasn't teaching your class, they would still help you if you had questions. Faculty truly want you to succeed. The community aspect of the UNK math department is second to none.

Alex Linnerson

Junior High Mathematics Teacher