Western Governors University

Online Graduate Programs

M.A. Teaching --Mathematics (5-9 or 5-12)



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. Teaching --Mathematics (5-9 or 5-12)

Format: Online

Program Description:

The M.A. in Teaching, Mathematics (5-9 or 5-12) is a great way for individuals who already hold a bachelor's degree - preferably in a math-intensive field such as math, engineering, or science - to become certified middle school and high school mathematics teachers and earn their master’s degree at the same time. This challenging program provides you with the essential skills and knowledge you need in effective teaching practices and foundations of teaching to become an effective math teacher. At the same time, the program incorporates additional elements necessary to earn a master's degree. As part of this program, you will also complete a supervised student teaching component designed to give you invaluable in-classroom experience.


WGU is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. WGU is also nationally accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify. Aid includes federal Pell Grants and both subsidized and unsubsidized federal Direct Student Loans.

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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