Center for Mathematics and Science Education

Getting Your Credential

Become a Mathematics Teacher

As a mathematics teacher, you will provide students with the math skills necessary to be competitive in our highly technical society. More importantly, you will work with students to shape the future.

To obtain your credential, you either complete our Credential Path Mathematics Education Option, or complete our Credential Program after completing our Math Education Option or our Foundational Mathematics Education Option. See (opens in new window)for more details on these degree options. 

If you choose to complete your credential program after you have completed you mathematics degree, then you can do that here at CSU, Chico. We make is easy for you to fulfill all the prerequisite requirements for our Credential Program by building them into our Major Academic Plans. Here is a link to the Credential Program webpage: in new window).

Major Academic Plans

Compare the two paths with the following MAPs:

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