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The online educational specialist degree in mathematics education from MU is the only program of its kind in the state of Missouri. If you have already completed a master’s degree and are seeking additional education related to leadership, curriculum development, research and improving your teaching skills, this may be the degree for you.
Official nameEducational specialist in learning, teaching and curriculum with an emphasis in mathematics education
Program typeEducational specialist
Academic homeCollege of Education & Human Development | Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
- Doctoral study of mathematics education
- Mathematics curriculum coordinator
The online educational specialist degree in mathematics education is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required. However, you may choose to enroll in electives that require face-to-face meetings on campus.
Classes follow the same schedule as on campus. Students typically take one or two classes each semester, including summers, and finish in two years.
Course work includes
- Mathematical leadership
- Mathematics teaching and learning
- Research and research methods
- Contemporary equity issues
- Technology to enhance learning
- Applied statistics
Note: This program does not lead to initial teacher certification.