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Graduate Programs

The department’s graduate degrees provide students with the advanced material needed for leadership roles in business, industry and government, as well as for teaching at the high school and community college level. The concentration in mathematics education will upgrade the skills of teachers and offers a special combination of courses in mathematics, mathematics education and the use of technology in mathematics education.

Master’s Degrees

Please contact Dr. Eric Forgoston for advising.

Doctoral Degree

Mathematics Education PhD

The program provides candidates with opportunities to obtain expertise in the teaching of mathematics, educational leadership and curriculum development and modification and to conduct research in mathematics education. It recognizes the influence that teacher leaders have in renewing and strengthening our nation’s educational system and the critical importance of strong education programs in our nation’s quest for improving our social and political democracy while maintaining its technological superiority.

Students applying for full time studies are eligible for the MSU Westerdahl Fellowship.

Please contact Dr. Mika Munakata for advising.

Other programs


Combined Programs