M.Sc. On Campus

Mathematics for Teaching

DePaul University

12 months
750 USD/credit 22500 USD/year
750 USD/credit 22500 USD/year
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Prepare to share your skills and knowledge as a classroom instructor of math. The MS in Mathematics for Teaching from DePaul University is the only graduate program in the area for career-changers planning to teach math at the community college level.


Intensive weekend and evening sessions focus on:

  • Differential and integral calculus, numerical algorithms related to calculus and implementation of these algorithms using graphing calculators and web-based software;
  • Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry using software packages that emphasize content connected to the high school curriculum;
  • Discrete mathematical structures with an emphasis on logic, proof and mathematical reasoning;
  • Probability and statistics with an introduction to combinatorics;
  • History of elementary number theory, algebra and geometry;
  • Topics in abstract algebra that relate to high school courses in algebra, geometry and trigonometry;
  • Differential equations and advanced linear algebra; and
  • Topics in real analysis with an emphasis on improving calculus instruction.
The Mathematics for Teaching program from DePaul University meets on DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus and can be completed in as few as 27 months. A bachelor’s degree in mathematics is not required for admission into this program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Probability and statistics 
  • Advanced linear algebra
  • Calculus 
  • Topics in calculus and differential equations
  • Geometry
  • History of mathematics through problem solving
  • Multivariable calculus 
  • Differential equations
  • Discrete mathematics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application and Fee: Apply online and submit a $40 application fee.
  • Official Transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors or supervisors.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Two years of successful teaching, pupil personnel work or other appropriate work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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


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