Mathematics Education/Secondary Track, MEd

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    Enroll in Our Secondary Education Track to Earn Your Master’s Degree in Math Education Online

    High school teachers have unique needs, having to teach advanced math subjects and encountering situations that are not present with younger children. As a result, it makes sense to earn your master’s degree in Mathematics Education while specializing in secondary education.

    Many of our master’s candidates already teach in a secondary school, but wish to improve their instructional abilities. With a Math MEd in hand, our students begin to serve as resource teachers, coordinators, and other leadership roles within secondary education settings. All courses are offered online to maximize convenience and flexibility for students and working teachers around the United States.

    Enhance Your Professional Qualifications

    The Secondary Education track within our master’s degree in Math Education meets the credit requirements for Instructional Level II certification. Upon earning your degree online, you will be able to enter into leadership positions within your school district, or prepare for PhD studies. The Math MEd at IUP does not provide initial certification or grades K–6 certification for those who hold a 7-12 Level I certificate.

    Convenient Online Format

    Our program is designed specifically with flexibility in mind for current mathematics teachers. The MEd in Mathematics Education, Secondary Track is offered entirely online. As a student, you will be able to take classes in any order, entering at any time and studying only during the semesters most convenient for you. 

    Advantages of Earning Your MEd In Math Education

    • Gain confidence and invaluable insight into practical ways to teach math that are both appealing and effective for high school students.

    • Take advantage of the best and most current research for effective classroom practices at the secondary school levels.

    • Explore the real day-to-day challenges of teaching. Learn how to work with diverse learners, identify best practices while working with teaching standards, and incorporate current technologies into the classroom.

    • Learn from faculty members who have experience teaching at the secondary level and who understand the joys and challenges of teaching students in high school.

    Applying to Earn Your Math MEd at IUP

    Applying to the Secondary Mathematics track of IUP’s MEd in Math Education is simple. Create your admissions profile and fill out the online application, then upload any materials needed to complete your application.

    Contact Us

    Dr. Valerie Long
    Graduate Coordinator, Mathematics MEd
    724-357-4060
    vlong@iup.edu

    IUP Graduate Admissions
    724-357-2222
    graduate-admissions@iup.edu