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If you’re in the early years of your math teaching career and thinking about earning a master’s degree, you’re probably looking for a program that will not interfere with your classroom routine. Moving miles to a university campus may be out of the question.
While Ball State University offers a master of arts in mathematics education degree that you can earn on our main campus in Muncie, Indiana, or in the Greater Indianapolis area, you have the option of pursuing the same degree 100 percent online. You will be taught by our same professors who teach on campus.
Depending on the teaching license you hold and your experience, you can choose one of three master of arts in mathematics education concentrations:
“The classes that Dr. Ann Leitze taught were filled with teaching techniques that I could take back and use in my class immediately.”
—Bethany Singer, kindergarten teacher and alumnus of the online master’s in mathematics education. Read her story here.
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Mode of Delivery
Courses for this program are offered online
, on our main campus in Muncie, and in the Indianapolis area. You can also take a blend of these courses. You can complete the program 100 percent online. Math education programs—particularly those in elementary education math—are few and far between in an online classroom.
If you are looking to teach at a community college, you might be interested in Ball State's master's degree for postsecondary math educators, also available completely online.
, mathematics education professor
Department of Mathematical Sciences