Master of Science in Education / Mathematics (Grades 5-8)
Walden University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Education from Walden University features a concentration in Mathematics for Grades 5-8.  This masters in secondary education online prepares you to help students build on their math skills while also expanding your own mathematical knowledge so you can develop effective mathematics teaching practices.  This stem teaching program is designed to teach you how to prepare students for success in high school by exploring the Common Core State Standards.  Coursework covers the key topics taught in middle school mathematics, including: 

  • Number systems and operations 
  • Geometric thinking and measurement 
  • Functions and equations
  • Data, probability, and statistical reasoning

This curriculum prepares you to use various manipulative materials, calculators, and other technological resources in the classroom and to help your students solve problems and develop mathematical habits of mind.  Graduates will be able to promote the use of mathematical knowledge and skills in the real world to solve real-world problems through proportional reasoning, probability, statistics, and an understanding of algebraic processes.


  • A bachelor's degree or higher
  • Completed online application and transcripts
  • Materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

Kentucky, New York, Rhode Island