12 months
708 USD/credit 31860 USD/year
708 USD/credit 31860 USD/year
478 USD/credit 21510 USD/year
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Take the next step and advance your career by becoming a more effective math teacher with a master's degree in Mathematics for Teachers from Portland State University.

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The master's degree provides advanced training for math teachers who already hold an initial teaching license as well as those who are interested in teaching dual-credit courses to high schoolers, teaching at community colleges, or pursuing a doctorate in mathematics education.

We'll help you strengthen your understanding of mathematics through coursework in geometry, algebra, analysis and calculus, history of mathematics, probability, statistics, discrete mathematics, and the use of technology in the classroom. You'll learn how to enrich your teaching — and your students' learning — and graduate ready to burst into the teaching field.


The Mathematics for Teachers from Portland State University strengthens your knowledge for teaching in a variety of topics, from algebra to calculus. You'll be well-prepared and qualified to teach math and statistics courses, including dual-credit, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate classes, to high school and community college students.

Our program also provides you with a foundation to pursue a Ph.D. in mathematics education and teach at the university level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Probability for Mathematics Teachers
  • Statistics for Mathematics Teachers
  • Geometry for Mathematics Teachers
  • Algebra for Mathematics Teachers
  • Analysis for Mathematics Teachers
  • History of Mathematics
  • Discrete Mathematics for Mathematics Teachers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

2 weeks before the term starts (rolling admissions: fall, winter, spring, summer)


45 SCH


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale) from the degree granting institution(s). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA. 
  • Copies of official degree certificate/diploma
  • Certified translation of transcripts
  • Financial documentation demonstrating adequate financial support for at least the first year of study

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 708 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 708 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    21510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 478 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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