DistEdBanner_D

Master's Degree Option in Mathematics Education for Secondary School Teachers

This 31 credit hour program is for applicants who hold a secondary mathematics teaching license and have at least one year of teaching experience.

Mathematics Content (10 credit hours)

  • MATH 641 Topics in Geometry (3)
  • MATH 511 Abstract Algebra 1* (3)
  • MATH 571 Real Analysis 1* (4)

*You will need to take the ones marked with an asterisk unless you have taken the undergraduate equivalent.

Electives in Content Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (6-13 credit hours)
As approved by your advisor, and if an undergraduate equivalent is not completed

  • MATH 512 Abstract Algebra 2 (3)
  • MATH 516 Theory of Numbers (3)
  • MATH 560 History of Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 572 Real Analysis 2 (3)
  • MATH 620 Mathematical Theory of Statistics 1 (4)
  • MATH 621 Mathematical Theory of Statistics 2 (4)
  • MATH 623 Data Analysis and Probability for Teachers (3)
  • MATH 645 Topology 1 (3)
  • MATH 675 Measure Theory and Integration 1 (3)
  • MATH 677 Complex Variables 1 (3)

Research and Pedagogical Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (12 credit hours)

  • MATH 690 Curriculum & Instruction in Mathematics Education (3)
  • MATH 693 Teaching Mathematics through Problem Solving (3)
  • MATH 694 Research Methods in Mathematics Education (3)
  • MATH 696 Action Research in Mathematics Education (3)

Electives in Pedagogical Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (3 credit hours)
As approved by your advisor from the following courses:

  • MATH 631 Technology for Mathematics Teachers (3)
  • MATH 632 Assessment in Mathematics Education (3)
  • MATH 695 Mathematics Learners and Learning (3)
  • MATH 697 Mathematics Teacher Leadership 1 (3) 

Online and Distance Education
David Letterman Communication and Media Building (LB), Room 131
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday-Friday
Phone: 1-800-872-0369 or 765-285-1581
Fax: 765-285-7161
View E-mail Address