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Master's in Mathematics in Education

Deepen your impact and advance your mathematics teaching skills within a biblical worldview.

Indiana Wesleyan University’s online mathematics master’s in education is designed for practicing secondary school teachers who wish to become qualified to instruct advanced placement, dual enrollment, or early college courses, as well as deepen their understanding of mathematics and advanced educational classroom practice. Upon graduating from our MS in Mathematics program, you’ll have deeper knowledge, critical thinking, modeling, and quantitative skills in fundamental domains of mathematics within a biblical worldview.

Courses are designed to equip students with methods and materials they need to deepen their mathematics teaching ability and help their own students learn. This online mathematics master’s in education program builds in ideas for culturally responsive teaching, ethics and faith, and research and technology tools.

Note: Candidates must already be credentialed for teaching mathematics in P-12 schools and/or community colleges, as this degree will not lead to initial or advanced state licensure in those areas.

Why Pursue My MS in Mathematics in Education Online at IWU?

IWU’s online mathematics master’s in education takes a student-centric approach, with resources available to help you excel, from tech support to tutoring. Our highly qualified faculty have extensive, practical experience in education at every level and are equipped to provide faith-based guidance to help you grow academically and personally. You’ll have access to live and recorded interactive webinar discussions and 1:1 consulting and support for learning and integrating course material. Our Christian faculty teach from the same biblical worldview valued on our campus, so that students can implement these principles in a fulfilling career. Plus, our tuition guarantee lets you lock in your tuition cost at the beginning of your MS in Mathematics in Education program.

What Will I Learn in an MS in Mathematics in Education Program?

In the online mathematics master’s in education program, you’ll learn to evaluate and interpret breadth of mathematical knowledge effectively and accurately. You will be able to apply data literacy to develop or sustain supportive school environments and synthesize critical thinking and quantitative skills with biblical knowledge to analyze problems that can be modeled mathematically. Upon completion of the MS in Mathematics in Education program, you’ll be able to use research with an understanding of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research methodologies with an ethical, biblical worldview that encompass professional dispositions, laws and policies, codes of ethics and professional standards appropriate to classroom teaching.

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

Tuition & Aid

33 Credit Hours


$499/ Credit Hour

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans’ benefits, and employer reimbursement.

Financial AidTuition Info

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing
What You Will Study in This MS in Mathematics in Education Program?

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence.

+ MATH-501 | Linear Algebra | 3 Hours

+ MATH-502 | Abstract Algebra | 3 Hours

+ MATH-503 | Advanced Calculus | 3 Hours

+ MATH-504 | Real Analysis | 3 Hours

+ MATH-505 | Statistical Methods I | 3 Hours

+ MATH-506 | Modern Geometry | 3 Hours

+ EDUC-510 | How We Learn | 3 Hours

+ EDUC-520 | The Faithful Teacher | 3 Hours

+ EDUC-530 | The Craft of Teaching | 3 Hours

+ EDUC-600 | Classroom Action Research Tools | 3 Hours

+ EDUC-630 | Research in My School | 3 Hours

After Graduation
Potential Careers

  • P-12 Classroom Mathematics Teacher for Dual Enrollment Courses
  • Adjunct Community College Professor (Mathematics)
  • Education Service Agency Mathematics Specialist

Work in Various Industries

  • Industries

Program Requirements
  • A baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • A bachelor’s degree with a Mathematics major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach mathematics at a secondary school level.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least a minimum of 30 hours was completed.
  • Candidates need:
    • A valid (but not necessarily current) state teacher’s license with an endorsement to teach secondary Mathematics, or a valid (but not necessarily current) temporary, standard, or professional teaching license/certificate from another recognized accreditation body (e.g., Association of Christian Schools International), or an official letter from a school administrator confirming employment as a teacher of record.
    • At least one year of teaching experience from an approved and accredited public, private, or parochial P-12 school in the United States or abroad.
    • Supporting documentation demonstrating access to a P-12 classroom, preferably in mathematics.
  • Successful completion of the M.S. curriculum.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in all graduate work and a minimum grade of "B-" in each course.
  • Successful completion of admission, mid-program review, and program completion gateways.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.
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Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

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