Elementary & Middle-Level Mathematics Education MS

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.

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


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, please go to the current catalog; 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!
  • $20 non-refundable application fee
  • 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. Contact the School of Graduate Studies for more information.

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.