The Ph.D. program in mathematics education prepares candidates to be:

  • Supervisors
  • Teacher education personnel
  • Community college personnel
  • Researchers in mathematics education


The Math Education Ph.D. program takes anywhere from 72 to 90 semester hours to complete. Applicants must have an undergraduate major in mathematics or the equivalent; a master's degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or education; a 3.00 g.p.a. or above; and, except in unusual circumstances, a current teaching license/certificate and at least two years of teaching experience. Credit earned more than 10 years previously must be updated.