M.Ed. On Campus Blended

Mathematics Education - Teaching License

12 months
28560 USD/year
28560 USD/year
18456 USD/year
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The accelerated program in Mathematics Education - Teaching License from University of Minnesota will prepare you to start teaching with solid classroom experience.


You will complete all of the required teaching hours through our unique co-teaching practicum model and required coursework in 12 months. You can earn your MEd in Mathematics Education - Teaching License while teaching in your own classroom.

The license to teach in Minnesota is highly transferable to other states and our candidates are sought after by local school districts. This is a graduate-level, full-time program.


The teaching licensure coursework from University of Minnesota is offered in a full-time, twelve-month graduate program that integrates coursework with student teaching. Program orientation is in May. Courses start in the summer and finish the following summer. Students earning their MEd along with their license will complete 11 additional credits after finishing the licensure part of the program. Evening, online, and summer courses are available to complete the MEd coursework on a part-time basis while teaching. You have up to three years to complete the required 11 credits to earn your Master of Education.

Masters of Education

University of Minnesota offers their teacher preparation programs at the graduate level because it affords you the opportunity to master your content knowledge in your undergraduate degree, allowing for an accelerated program that focuses on teaching. Combining an MEd with your teaching license offers the following advantages:

  • Teachers who have a master's degree will see a roughly $7,000 annual salary increase []
  • Though the salary increase with a master's degree will vary, Minnesota teachers are on the higher end of the payscale, especially in STEM-focused fields. The annual mean Minnesota teacher salaries were $64,790 for middle school teachers and $64,960 for high school teachers in 2019 [Bureau of Labor Statistics].
  • Teachers with advanced degrees are seen as experts. You can be promoted to a school administration position and mentor other teachers based on your graduate training.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Culture, Schools, & Communities: Human Relations
  • Technology for Teaching and Learning
  • Academic Language and English Learners
  • Learning, Cognition, and Assessment
  • Teaching Exceptional Students in General Education Classrooms
  • Arithmetic Structures in School Mathematics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


34 SCH

34.5 credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prior to applying you will want to work with an MEd advisor to have your transcripts reviewed.
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. institution, or a comparable degree from a recognized college or university in another country, is required.
  • Unofficial transcripts from all previous institutions. Official transcripts aren't required until after you are admitted.
  • Resume
  • Essay. Describe the world you come from--for example, your family, community or school.
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Diversity Statement
  • Extenuating circumstances statement (optional)
  • Application fees are $75 for US applicants and $95 for international students.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14280 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    28560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14280 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9228 USD per semester during 12 months.

Per credit:

  • Resident - $769.00
  • Nonresident - $1,190.00

Living costs for Minneapolis

1130 - 2045 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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