M.A. On Campus


Eastern Illinois University

12 months
743 USD/credit 25262 USD/year
743 USD/credit 25262 USD/year
309 USD/credit 10506 USD/year
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The M.A. in Mathematics at Eastern Illinois University provides a solid background in basic graduate-level mathematics. It prepares students for advanced graduate study, post-secondary teaching, or work in industry or government. 


Our graduates of the Mathematics program at Eastern Illinois University have been very successful in obtaining teaching jobs at community colleges or by following our program with a Ph.D. Elective courses allow specialized study in areas such as pure mathematics, applied mathematics and computer sciences.

The Mathematics Education Option, a predominantly summer program, is designed to strengthen the professional preparation of today's teachers. Two options are offered for this degree--one is at the secondary level and the other at the elementary/middle level. Many graduates of the program continue to teach, while others have become curriculum coordinators or mathematics supervisors. Students can tailor the program to teach dual-credit or AP courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teachers as Researchers in Mathematics Education 
  • Action Research in Mathematics Education
  • Curriculum and Assessment in Mathematics Education
  • Topics in Teaching Mathematics.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade Point Average(GPA): minimum 2.75 out of 4.0. Some graduate degrees have higher GPA requirements.
  • Official Entrance Examinations (GRE, GMAT, MAT): Some degree programs require entrance examinations.
  • Test of English Language (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.)
  • A passport copy is required.
  • Non-refundable application fee of $30.00 U.S. in the form of a check, certified check or money order made payable to Eastern Illinois University, application fee is valid for one year.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25262 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 743 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25262 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 743 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10506 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 309 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Charleston

1100 - 1500 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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