Math Education Studies, EdM

If you have substantial math content background, wish to be a leader in math education, aim to teach math nationally or internationally, and are not seeking New York State teaching certification, our math education studies program will provide you the tools necessary to achieve your professional goals.  

Our math education studies program is a part time program, available fully online. It is comprised of 33 credit hours and can be completed in two years. Our master's program in mathematics education focuses on teaching students how to learn mathematics. Our program emphasizes mathematics teaching and learning, and the assessment of students' understanding and performance. 

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Why Math Education Studies at UB?

The features of our program include:

  • Affordability – low cost, 50% less than comparable universities
  • Flexibility – online and on-campus (day and night) courses
  • Quality – respected leaders in mathematics learning and teaching
  • Technology – use of the latest digital resources and tools

Program Overview

Degree granted Master of Education (EdM)
Degree/credentials required for admission Bachelor's degree and minimum 30 hours of content area
Teacher certification granted
Credits required for completion 33
Time to completion 4 to 5 semesters part-time
Program delivery On campus or online
Career opportunities
  • Math teachers in a private, out-of-state, or overseas school setting
  • Instructors in a college setting
  • Researchers and authors
Application deadline

Priority Deadline

Fall: Feb. 1, then rolling until Aug. 10

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Graduate School of Education
366 Baldy Hall, North Campus

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