Mathematics Education

Towson University

12 months
1104 USD/credit
1104 USD/credit
612 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Mathematics Education at Towson University provides certified middle and high school teachers advanced knowledge in mathematics content and pedagogy. 


Why Earn a Master's Degree in Mathematics Education? 

The program at Towson University is designed to provide certified middle and high school teachers with an in-depth study of mathematics and its teaching and learning. Teachers in our program learn powerful mathematics, closely tied to the curriculum they teach, while also gaining practical pedagogical expertise as well as analytic and leadership skills. Our graduates are prepared for leadership positions in mathematics education such as master teachers, curriculum developers and mathematics supervisors.

As a master's degree student, you will choose one of two tracks.  Both tracks include courses in mathematics, pedagogy, and integration of technology, while providing flexibility for you to design a program that fits your own needs and interests. 

  • Middle school track: Designed for current and future middle school mathematics teachers, including those with a background in elementary education.
  • Secondary school track: Designed for certified secondary mathematics teachers with a strong background in mathematics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cultural And Philosophical Background Of Mathematics
  • Technology In School Mathematics Teaching And Learning
  • Curriculum Issues In Secondary School Mathematics
  • Seminar In Teaching Advanced Placement Calculus
  • Concepts And Issues In Education
  • Research And Information Technology
  • Assessment And Evaluation In Education
  • Teaching In A Multicultural Society
  • Teaching In The Middle School
  • Discipline And Classroom Management In Secondary Schools
  • Advanced Processes Of Teaching And Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must meet the general requirements for graduate study outlined in this catalog. The applicant must possess current certification for teaching secondary school mathematics (Secondary School Track) or teaching elementary school (Middle School Track). In some circumstances, as determined by the program director, two years of recent, documented, full-time teaching experience may replace the certification requirement. For the Secondary School Track, the applicant should have an undergraduate degree (or MAT) in mathematics with a secondary education concentration or the equivalent, from a regionally accredited college or university**, with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 for full admission and 2.75 for conditional admission.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1104 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1104 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1104 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1104 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    612 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 612 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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