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Mathematics Education

Program Summary

This Master of Science in Teaching specialization is for licensed teachers seeking to enhance their professional knowledge of middle school mathematics education. In this mathematics education professional development program, you will be engaged in learning mathematics, linking mathematics education research with effective middle school mathematics teaching practices, and enhancing your students’ mathematical reasoning and understanding.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Degree(s) Offered: M.S.T. with Specialization in Middle School Math Education

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S.
Fall May 1 July 15
Spring October 1 December 10
Summer June 1

For More Information

Department of Mathematical Sciences
Watson Hall 320
Program website
gradprog@niu.edu
(815) 753-6775


Director of Graduate Studies:
Jeffrey Thunder
jthunder@niu.edu
(815) 753-0566

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