Mathematics for Certified Teachers, MS

Central to Enhancing Math Instruction.

A Central MS in Mathematics Education for certified teachers enhances your teaching skills to improve student learning. Acquire the tools needed for professional and classroom success.

Program Features

  • Starts every January, May, and August
  • 33-credit program
  • Attend full- or part-time
  • Access to dedicated faculty with public school teaching experience who are invested in students’ success
  • Scholarships are available
  • Financial aid is available

Program Options

Expand your knowledge of elementary school math topics that include number concepts, geometry and measurement, probability and statistics, and algebraic thinking. Conduct research and experience an in-depth examination of the development of mathematics understanding in children and the learning and teaching of mathematics.

In addition to the topics described above, earn a cross endorsement for Math Certification in Middle School, license #229.

Enrich the knowledge and pedagogical techniques of secondary math topics that you already have and explore advanced mathematical topics, research, trends, and teaching technology. Develop the skills to conduct research in mathematics education and become an active contributor to the field.

Admissions Contact

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Dr. Robin S. Kalder
Professor, Department Chair
Mathematical Sciences

Academic Department

Mathematical Sciences

Did You Know?

At the high school level, teachers who hold a master’s degree generally earn somewhere in the range of $79,820 – $99,660 nationally. Compare that to the $49,060 – $61,660 they would likely make with a bachelor’s.

What You'll Gain

  • Understanding of the emerging research on the psychological and intellectual development of today’s children and adolescents
  • Comprehension of the issues facing today’s learning environment and the tools that can be used to improve student learning
  • Familiarity with current research in teaching and learning mathematics and trends in mathematics
  • Ability to make creative contributions to the mathematics education field in writing, by collecting data, and developing effective curriculums
  • Habits of a reflective practitioner and life-long learner committed to continual improvement in teaching and student learning
  • More profound understanding of the conceptual underpinnings of the mathematics that is taught in elementary, middle, and secondary schools today