The bachelor of science degree program in mathematics education is designed to prepare a student to teach mathematics in middle, junior high and high school classrooms. In addition, this program provides a strong preparation for advanced study in mathematics education. The master’s degree, for example, could lead to higher salaries in the public schools, to community college teaching, or to a doctorate in mathematics education. Other opportunities could include working for publishing companies that produce text materials for schools, teaching in private schools, or taking on leadership positions within public school districts.