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What does it cost?

Check out our cost calculator or visit student financial services for information on estimated costs.

How long will it take?

Minimum of 36 semester hours.

Where will I take classes?

All required classes to earn a degree can be completed online.

Application Deadlines View Admissions Requirements

  • Fall: June 15 (firm deadline: all requirements must be satisfied by the application deadline date)
  • Spring: October 15
  • Summer: April 1

Mathematics Education, M.Ed.

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The program’s chief goal is to strengthen secondary students’ mathematical understandings. This is achieved by providing you with opportunities to deepen your knowledge of learners from diverse backgrounds and explore equity issues in mathematics classrooms within urban environments.

The program will prepare you to conduct action research in the context of your classrooms, inform instruction and share the knowledge gained in a professional community of teachers.

In general, the Program of Study is framed by the principles and standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the core propositions of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS).

The M.Ed. major in Mathematics Education at Georgia State University is offered entirely online program and designed to be completed in four semesters.

Program Details

Admission requirements for the in-person and online program are the same, but be sure to mark the appropriate program of your choice during the application process.

When applying to the M.Ed. in Mathematics Education program, you will need to submit several documents for review:

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee of $50
  • Goals Statement (upload with the application)
  • Resume (upload with the application)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (identify your recommenders on the application)
  • Proof that you meet certification requirements in Mathematics Education at the middle or secondary levels in Georgia (upload teaching certificate to application)
  • Official Transcript(s): Undergraduate degree required for admission. Submit transcripts from all colleges/universities attended either electronically to [email protected] or by mailing directly to Georgia State University | Office of Graduate Admissions | P.O. Box 4018 Atlanta, GA 30302

IMPORTANT: Georgia State University is not authorized to deliver online academic programs to out-of-state students residing in Kentucky and Massachusetts. If you reside in one of these states, you may consider attending classes on-site. Visit the Office of Institutional Effectiveness for more details.

The online and traditional M.Ed. in Mathematics Education programs are designed to be completed in four semesters. For up-to-date curriculum requirements, visit the catalog.

Funding Your Graduate Education

Cost of attendance and funding opportunities are integral to your decision to attend graduate school. Georgia State University is proud to offer a variety of funding opportunities, from assistantships to fellowships.

Awards and Assistantships

Various awards, assistantships, and fellowships are available to new and current graduate students. We encourage you to contact your department, college, school or institute of interest to get more information about the assistantships and fellowships that they offer their students.

The Scholarship Resource Center offers guidance and support to students seeking financial assistance through scholarship opportunities, including this scholarship library.


The Office of Graduate Programs’ Fellowship Advisor works with students interested in applying for nationally prestigious and competitive fellowships. The Office of Graduate Programs also coordinates the application process for students applying to the Second Century Initiative, the Provost’s Dissertation Fellowship, and the Dissertation Library Travel Awards.

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The goal of the program is to engage teachers in advanced courses that will strengthen their mathematical scientific content and broaden their pedagogical practices. In general, the program of study is framed by the principles and standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the core propositions of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS).



Successful program graduates will be well prepared to work in the most prominent public, charter, and private schools and school systems in the metro Atlanta region and beyond. Our graduates teach in middle and high schools in Georgia, including in the city school systems of Atlanta and Decatur and county schools in Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and local charter schools and private schools. Our graduates teach in schools in California, New York, Arizona and Ohio, as well as international schools.


Admissions and Curriculum Inquiries

Program Coordinator for In-Person (Atlanta) Program
Dr. Nickolaus Ortiz
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Middle and Secondary Education
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Mailing Address & Office Location
Middle and Secondary Education
College of Education & Human Development
6th Floor
30 Pryor St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

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The information shared here provides an overview of Georgia State’s offerings. For official details on admissions requirements, tuition, courses and more, refer to the university catalogs.