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Mathematics with Teacher Licensure (7-12)

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Combine your love for data with your passion for teaching and enjoy a rewarding career in education by earning your teacher licensure and mathematics degree from UAFS.

The Bachelor of Science in math with teacher licensure (grades 7-12) program provides an in-depth curriculum taught by accomplished mathematics and education faculty. The teacher licensure portion of your program blends advanced theory with hands-on experience to ensure you are prepared to lead your classroom upon graduation. 

What can I do with a bachelor's degree in mathematics with teacher licensure?

Earning your B.S. in mathematics with teacher licensure opens many doors locally and abroad by preparing you for a rewarding and challenging career as a mathematics educator. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be a qualified teacher for the state of Arkansas. Many UAFS graduates continue their formal education by completing master's and doctoral degrees at highly recognized universities. 
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for high school teachers is expected to keep pace with the general economy well through 2029. Combine this expected growth with 2020 annual median salaries of $58,550-$62,870 and you can see why so many choose to enter this rewarding career field.


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Whether you plan on entering a career in business, government, or education, our Bachelor of Science in mathematics program will arm you with the knowledge and skills necessary for success. Mathematics faculty focus on providing every student with the tools for success, from freshman introductory classes to the completion of an independent research project as a senior. Our programs help students develop skills such as higher order analytical thinking and advanced problem solving, which are highly marketable in today’s workforce. Mathematics graduates are in demand in a wide variety of careers including education, business, industry, and government.


This 7-hour program is intended for non-majors interested in a basic understanding of mathematics above their minimum degree requirement. Students with advanced training in mathematics and statistics in addition to their primary discipline have a significant advantage in pursuing research-based opportunities in graduate school and employment. 
This 9-hour program will allow students to effectively conduct research to accurately interpret statistical reports in the media and in journal articles while further developing critical thinking and analytic skills. Students will gain experience with hands-on, real-world problems and be equipped with a broader foundation of statistical knowledge and techniques ensuring students will be capable of managing information. 

Application Process

There is a separate application process for math with teacher licensure 7-12, and requirements for admission may change over time. Students must meet admission requirements current at the time of their final application for admission to the teacher education program. Click here for School of Education application information.

Upon completion of the mathematics program, graduates will be able to understand and apply scientific knowledge/concepts which will be evaluated by the following:
  • Designing and conducting experiments as well as analyzing and interpreting data.
  • Communicating effectively to a scientific as well as non-scientific audience. 

CAEP Accreditation

CAEP Accreditation LogoAccreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) is a seal of approval that assures quality in educator preparation. Accreditation makes sure that educator programs prepare new teachers to know their subjects, their students, and have the clinical training that allows them to enter the classroom ready to teach effectively.

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