Mathematics Education MS

The MS in Mathematics degree is intended for middle-level and secondary school teachers of mathematics and focuses on providing greater subject depth and advanced instructional methodologies.

Students are offered a curriculum that is appropriate to both their individual needs and their needs relating to classroom instruction.


The program requires a minimum of 32 credits that include six credits from the Professional Education Department, nine required core credits, and 15 credits are mathematics electives. Students must also complete a pedagogical portfolio and final research paper for the final two credits.

For complete current program requirements, please go to the current catalog; and select Graduate Programs located on the right side.

Admission Requirements

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 — Apply Here!
  • Official transcripts of bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Overall undergraduate GPA: 2.75* 
  • A copy of current teaching license
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from a previous employer/professor
  • International students must provide Proof of English Proficiency.

*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. 

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.

Graduate Assistantships

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.