Are you a high school teacher looking to boost your qualifications to teach dual credit courses in mathematics?

Our M.S. Ed. program offers a concentration in mathematics that provides coursework for high school teachers seeking to enhance their knowledge and understanding of this field in order to satisfy Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirements for instructors of dual credit courses. The program requires 30 credit hours of graduate level work.

The coursework focuses on teaching advanced methods and skills in mathematics through special courses in areas such as analysis, algebra, geometry, application, statistics and more.

It meets the required accreditation outcomes, prepares candidates with required research skills, guarantees that curriculum needs are met and adds the recognition of a concentration in mathematics to the M.S.Ed. degree.

Required Courses

Core Courses
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
EDUC-H 520 Education and Social Issues 3
EDUC-N 517 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Secondary School Mathematics 3
EDUC-P 507 Assessment in Schools 3
EDUC-S 590 Research in Education 3

For a degree checksheet associated with the Mathematics concentration, please contact the School of Education at

Content Area Courses - 18 hours

Consult with your Program Advisor to select 18 credit hours of graduate level mathematics courses from the areas of analysis, algebra, topology/geometry, applications, and probability/statistics.


For advising information contact Dr. Lisa Hoffman.


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Lisa Hoffman Ph.D.

Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor

Hillside Hall 20B
Phone: (812) 941-2137