Enhance your students’ understanding of math.

Help students in grades 1-8 learn mathematics with the online M.Ed. in Mathematics Education from Lesley University. Our program covers operations of arithmetic, number theory, algebra, geometry, and probability, as well as mathematics instruction. You’ll be able to connect and apply your advanced mathematics knowledge and apply it to classroom practice. And you’ll study in a convenient, fully online environment with experienced faculty and engaged peers.

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  • Maintain your current work and personal schedule by studying online
  • Benefit from one-on-one academic advising


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Program of Study

Graduate Academic Catalog

Courses may have prerequisites for registration; please check course descriptions before registering.
Required Courses (33 credits):

Course Type Credits
CMATH 6107 Constructing Mathematical Understanding: Number and Operations 3
CMATH 6108 Constructing Mathematical Understanding for Number Theory 3
CMATH 6109 Functions and Algebra I: Building Mathematical Understanding 3
CMATH 6110 Functions and Algebra II: Broadening the Base
CMATH 6111 Geometry and Measurement I: From Polygons to Pythagoras 3
CMATH 6112 Geometry and Measurement II: Circles, Symmetry, and Solids 3
CMATH 6113 Probability: The Mathematics of Uncertainty 3
CMATH 6114 Statistics and Data Analysis 3
CMATH 6115 Concepts of Calculus: Change and Infinity 3
EEDUC 6154 Meeting Diverse Needs in the Mathematics Classroom 3
EEDUC 7121 Assessment Issues in Mathematics: Summative and Formative 3

Faculty Spotlight

Rita Gordon


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Richard Carter

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Tuition is $610 per credit hour.

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Admission Requirements

You’ll need:
  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • A personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation

We’ll help you get started by gathering your transcripts for you — and we’ll even pay any fees to get copies for you.

Licensure Details

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has approved the Mathematics Education Online Master’s degree program to lead to Professional teaching licensure if you hold one of the following Massachusetts Initial Licenses: Initial Elementary Education (1-6), Initial Elementary Mathematics (1-6), and/or Initial Middle School Mathematics (5-8).

If you do not hold a current Massachusetts teaching license listed above and you are enrolling in the Mathematics Education Online Master’s degree program, your program will NOT lead to an Initial or Professional teaching license or any other endorsement from Lesley University for licensure.

Program completion may lead to endorsement in other states. It is your responsibility to understand and comply with the licensure requirements for the state in which you seek to be licensed.

If you are interested in becoming a teacher and pursuing Massachusetts initial licensure, please contact our Office of Graduate Admissions at luadmissions@lesley.edu.

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