Jennifer Petersen, lower left, a grad student and TA, goes around the class making sure everyone is able to classify their plants in one of the new labs in Sciences Lab building.

How Do I Become a Math/Science Teacher?

Generally, completion of a 5th year post baccalaureate program is required to earn a high school/middle school single subject credential in math or science.

Ensure that you meet the necessary prerequisites to be accepted to the program of your choice. These will include specific courses, GPA, experience, and subject matter competency.

Prepare and plan for a career in teaching:

How to become a math teacher:

Learn more about how to Minor in Education at UC Davis:

About the UC Davis Teaching Credential Program:

Applying to the UC Davis Teaching Credential Program: