M.Ed. On Campus


Texas State University

12 months
765 USD/credit 27540 USD/year
765 USD/credit 27540 USD/year
357 USD/credit 12852 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Students of the Mathematics program at Texas State University develop an advanced background in mathematics, with an emphasis on effective teaching at the college or secondary level.


Texas State offers opportunities to work with outstanding faculty in a collegial atmosphere where mathematicians, statisticians, and mathematics educators collaborate closely. The multi-faceted program offers a strong foundation and research opportunities in mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics, preparing students for further graduate study, teaching, or industry positions.

Program Mission

The strengths of the Mathematics program at Texas State University lie in the depth and breadth of the mathematics courses and an active research environment.

The mission is to:

  • develop graduates who can contribute to research as future leaders in mathematics or mathematics education, with a vision of enhancing our programs nationally for research and innovation in mathematics education
  • advance research in mathematics and mathematics education, providing intellectual leadership that is of direct benefit to the state of Texas and beyond

The goals are to:

  • develop a strong foundation in mathematics
  • prepare future leaders in mathematics, statistics or mathematics education
  • produce innovative thinkers and problem-solvers who can contribute to the needs of the state in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)

Career Options

In addition to being well prepared for further graduate study, graduates of the master's programs in mathematics are equipped for positions such as:

  • mathematics instructors in community colleges or universities
  • high school mathematics teachers for advanced or dual credit courses
  • mathematics editors for textbook publishers

Programme Structure

  • The M.Ed. in mathematics consists of 27 hours of mathematics courses plus a minor. There is a nine-hour mathematics core; elective courses spanning a variety of topics including statistics, discrete math, knots and surfaces, and a survey of geometries; and a culminating comprehensive exam. 
  • Graduates develop a well-balanced foundation in mathematics content and the ability to use mathematics in the classroom. 
  • An active research environment supports each student’s interests with a variety of weekly seminars, including colloquia by national leaders in mathematics, applied mathematics, and mathematics education. This program is appropriate for students with the equivalent of an undergraduate mathematics minor.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • baccalaureate degree in mathematics or a related field from a regionally accredited university. Read additional information about background course work.
  • a copy of an official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 2.75 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • resume/CV
  • statement of purpose
  • three letters of recommendation addressing the substance and quality of your preparation for graduate study

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12852 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 357 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 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.

Our partners

Texas State University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!