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Mathematics 6-12 Teaching Field Endorsement

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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

I chose Math Education because math always came very easy to me in high school. I love being able to help others not dislike math. I get a lot of the bad attitudes and negative thoughts coming in to my classroom, so I try to turn that around and make it a positive atmosphere where we can laugh, have fun, and enjoy ourselves with our learning. I feel that students need a strong background in math because math is everywhere in life. UNK set the foundation for the teacher that I am today.

Steph Crocker

6-12 Math Education Teacher