Master’s of Science (MSEd) in Curriculum and Instruction – with a focus in Mathematics Education

Graduate Programs

The Master’s program in C&I is an Online program that empowers teachers, administrators, and curriculum developers to ensure students of different learning abilities and cultural backgrounds reach their maximum learning potential in diverse classrooms. In this program, graduate students choose a concentration area that fits their teaching or curriculum interests. We invite you to consider the Mathematics Education concentration area.


This program does not lead to licensure in the state of Indiana or elsewhere. Contact the College of Education Office of Teacher Education and Licensure (OTEL) at before continuing with program application if you have questions regarding licensure or contact your state Department of Education about how this program may translate to licensure in your state of residence.


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Our mathematics education masters courses emphasize the development of deeper mathematical understandings, sophisticated mathematics pedagogy and assessment practices for meeting the needs of diverse learners, and dispositions that characterize leaders in the educational community. The Mathematics Education concentration consists of 15 credit hours plus a 3-credit hour elective that focuses on developing STEM education. The program is designed for K-16 teachers wishing to continue their education, students wishing to pursue a Master’s in the area of mathematics education, and students wishing to obtain a Master’s degree in order to continue into a doctoral program.

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Associate Professor Mathematics EducationCurriculum and Instruction
Work Phone: (765) 494-0491
Clinical Assistant Professor Mathematics EducationCurriculum and Instruction
Work Phone: 765-494-5284
Professor and Mary Endres Chair in Elementary Education Mathematics EducationCurriculum and Instruction
Work Phone: (765) 494-2354
Associate Professor Mathematics EducationCurriculum and Instruction
Work Phone: (765) 496-6053 Website: Personal Website
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