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Program Details

The online MA in Mathematics degree program from Western Kentucky University is intended for students who are secondary teachers who already hold teacher certification and are seeking rank change through earning a Master's degree. Graduates are prepared to teach dual credit classes and at community colleges or technical schools, but the program does not provide initial teacher certification or prepare students for doctoral studies in mathematics


This degree program requires 31-34 credits for completion. 

  • Have a GAP score of at least 600, have a GRE general score of at least 300, or, if the student has graduated from WKU with a degree in mathematics, a GPA of at least 3.3 in their undergraduate major
  • A bachelor's degree in mathematics, OR the completion of the following undergraduate courses, with at most one deficiency: calculus sequence through multivariable calculus, linear algebra, discrete mathematics, probability or calculus-based statistics, abstract algebra, geometry
  • Have to be eligible for a teaching certificate for Secondary Mathematics (grades 8-12) 
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


Western Kentucky University is currently not authorized to deliver online courses in Massachusetts.