Fairleigh Dickinson University

University College - Metropolitan Campus

Master of Arts in Mathematical Foundations


1000 River Road T-KB1-01


Teaneck, NJ 07940

United States





Program Information

Degree Offered:

Master of Arts in Mathematical Foundations

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Responding to the Demand for “Highly Qualified” STEM Educators

With just 15 credits, you can enhance your credentials and career potential as a “Highly Qualified” Mathematics Teacher — even if you’re math phobic.

Fairleigh Dickinson University’s graduate program in Mathematical Foundations is for educators who do not have a math background.

  • In just 10 months, you can complete 15 credits of Graduate Study in Mathematics to prepare to become a “Highly Qualified” elementary, middle school or special education mathematics teacher.
  • You can apply these credits toward FDU’s 33-credit MA in Mathematical Foundations
  • It is possible to complete the entire master’s degree in less than 21 months.
  • Special Tution Reduction for Teachers!!


  • The curriculum is aligned with the Common Core State Standards in K-8 Mathematics
  • You will get the training to prepare to become a “Highly Qualified” mathematics teacher.
  • The training will help you to develop a better understanding of mathematics and how to actively engage students so that they understand math concepts, learn skills and solve problems.
  • FDU’s onsite certification officer will assist you in applying for the Mathematics Grades 5-8 endorsement from the New Jersey Department of Education
  • The program’s competitive tuition and fee rate are comparable to that of a public university. Contact the program director for details.



Online studies— FDU offers New Jersey’s only 100% online graduate mathematics degree for educators. The online course format lets you pursue your studies at your convenience, offering 24/7 access. There is no residency requirement for the online program.

Face-to-face studies — You can attend classes on FDU’s northern New Jersey campuses in Madison and Teaneck.

Blended studies — You can mix both face-to-face and online studies.


Fairleigh Dickinson University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 33

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $762.00 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999