Mathematics Education

Online Master of Education (M.Ed.): Professional Licensure or Non-Licensure

Help students develop strong math skills.

Sharpen your content knowledge and gain classroom strategies for success with Lesley University’s online master’s in mathematics education.

You can inspire your students to become analytical thinkers and effective problem solvers. It starts with developing your skills in assessment, content delivery, and meeting the needs of diverse students. Designed for teachers, curriculum specialists, and instructional resource leaders like you, this program provides effective methods for teaching mathematics in grades 1-8.

You can take this program for Massachusetts Professional Teacher Licensure (Elementary 1-6, Mathematics 1-6, or Mathematics 5-8) or or as a non-licensure program.

Our curriculum combines an in-depth study of mathematics content with ways to connect and apply that knowledge to classroom practice. With coursework grounded in the latest educational approaches, you’ll study topics like:

  • Operations of arithmetic
  • Number theory
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Probability
  • And more

When you combine practical skill development with relevant educational theory, you’ll develop advanced teaching techniques that help you make an impact in your classroom. By becoming a content expert and learning how best to approach teaching math to your students, you’ll unlock their potential and prepare them with the STEM skill sets they’ll need for ongoing success.

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Program Structure

100% Online

33 Credits, Accelerated 8-Week Terms
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What are the benefits of an online degree?

Because this program is offered in a convenient online format, you have the flexibility to study when and where you want. You’ll learn in a virtual community that supports you, with interactive elements like chats and discussion forums that keep you connected. With access to the latest online learning tools and educational resources, you can be sure you’re getting everything a Lesley education has to offer.

Licensure Information

Lesley University cannot confirm whether the course or program of study will meet the educational requirements for licensure or certification in any state other than Massachusetts. We advise all applicants and students to determine whether the program meets requirements for licensure or certification in the state in which they reside or plan to practice.

National average salary for teachers.
Graduates with master's degrees in education enjoy excellent employment opportunities, with average salaries of over $60,000 a year according to the National Education Association.
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Total approximate cost for this master's degree program. Tuition and fees are for the 2018–2019 academic year.
Mathematics Education
  • Tuition
    $650/credit x 33
  • Fees
    Technology Fees
    Registration Fees
    Map ePortfolio Fee
    Degree Completion Fee
  • Total
Estimated Cost

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Tuition and fees are subject to change each year, effective June 1.

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