Online Master’s Degrees in Mathematics
Graduates may either pursue employment or further their education and enroll in a doctoral degree program in mathematics. Master’s degree graduates may find employment opportunities in several settings, including educational facilities, the federal government, and research companies.
- Prerequisite: Bachelor’s Degree
- Program Length: One to two years to complete
- Post-Grad Options: Employment or Doctoral Program
- Projected Employment Growth: 16% (2010-2020)*
The curriculum within an online master’s degree program in mathematics may combine major-specific courses alongside courses geared toward their specific major, such as educational, computational, and applied mathematics. Students enrolled in these programs may learn how to teach mathematics at an elementary or secondary level as well as use information technology to solve mathematics problems. Core mathematics courses may include the following:
- Statistics and Probability
- Numbers and Mathematical Thinking
- Calculus Concepts
- Scientific Computing
- Abstract Algebra
- Differential Equations
- Complex Analysis
Graduates of online master’s degree programs in mathematics may find careers working for the federal government, research facilities, educational institutions, and architectural companies. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for those pursuing a careers as mathematicians are expected to increase by 16% from 2010-2020.*
Possible careers include:
- Math Teacher
- Financial Analyst
Graduates of online master’s-level programs in mathematics may pursue higher education and enroll in doctoral-level programs in mathematics. These research-heavy PhD programs may include courses on abstract algebra, topology, and complex analysis.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook
Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program. You'll learn new strategies and techniques for your classroom while expanding your knowledge and skills as an educator.
- M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Mathematics
Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.
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- M.Ed. - Program Specialist in Math Specialist