Mathematics Education/Elementary-Middle School Track, MEd

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    Take Advantage of the Only Elementary/Middle School Math Education Master’s Program in PA

    As an elementary or middle school math teacher, you face unique situations and learning challenges that don’t necessarily apply to other age groups. So why settle for a master’s degree in math education that attempts a generic approach to the subject? IUP is proud to offer the only elementary and middle school Math MEd in Pennsylvania.

    Many of our master’s candidates already teach in an elementary or middle school but wish to improve their instructional abilities. If this describes you, this program will prepare you well to serve as a resource teacher, as a coordinator, or in another leadership role in an elementary or middle school mathematics program. 

    Our MEd Meets Credit Requirements for Instructional Level Ii Certification

    The MEd in Math Education at IUP meets the credit requirements Instructional Level II certification. However, the Elementary/Middle School Track does not provide initial certification or grades 7–12 certification for those who hold a K-6 Level I certificate.

    Hybrid Format Blends Classroom and Online Instruction

    Students enrolling in the Elementary/Middle School Mathematics Education MEd can take advantage of a convenient hybrid, which combines online and classroom instruction. As a result, especially working teachers can take advantage of a flexible delivery to fit within their busy schedule.

    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 elementary and middle school students.

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

    • Explore the real day-to-day challenges of teaching today’s and tomorrow’s children. 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 in elementary and middle school, and who understand the joys and challenges of teaching at this level.

    Applying to Earn Your Math MEd at IUP

    Applying to the Elementary/Middle School 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