Geared toward experienced and licensed elementary and middle school math teachers, this program focuses on advanced instructional methodologies and subject area depth for grades K-8.

For more information on the courses in this program, visit the course catalog.

The MS in Elementary & Middle-Level Mathematics Education is intended for elementary and middle-level teachers and focuses on providing greater subject depth and advanced instructional methodologies.


This degree is 34-36 credits, which include coursework in education, mathematics electives and pedagogy and some relevant computer science. Students will be expected to complete a two-credit research paper.

For complete current program requirements, review the current catalog.

Admission Process

Review the admission requirements and deadlines for the Master of Arts in Teaching.

Application Deadlines

Open enrollment; Fall applicants should submit their application and additional materials by April 1 for preferred consideration.

Application Requirements

  • Graduate Application for Admission
  • Official transcripts of bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Overall undergraduate GPA: 2.75*
  • Two letters of recommendation from a previous employer/professor
  • Copy of Teaching license requested (if unavailable please contact us)

*Students with an undergraduate GPA below 2.75 or who are within 11 semester hours of satisfying undergraduate degree requirements may qualify for provisional admission. Contact the School of Graduate Studies for more information.

International Students

  • Please note that graduate students enrolled in an online program are not eligible for an I-20 to study within the United States.
  • International students must also provide Proof of English Proficiency.

Tuition & Aid

We offer in-state/reciprocity tuition rates to all of our graduate students. Please visit the Financial Aid website for more information on options for funding your education.

Some students may qualify for a graduate assistantship, which includes a tuition waiver and stipend. GAs, in return, are expected to complete certain teaching and/or research assignments for the department.