Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – Specialization in Mathematics Education (Online)

Mathematics Education

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – Specialization in Mathematics Education (Online)

The 60-credit, post-masters Ed.D. degree is for experienced mathematics teachers, instructional leaders, and others wishing to pursue a doctorate focusing on mathematics education. This fully online program offers flexibility for working professionals from across the U.S. and around the world. Courses are taught by world-renowned mathematics education faculty. Courses focus on:

  • effective mathematics teaching
  • mathematical thinking and learning
  • equity in mathematics education
  • mathematics curriculum
  • problem solving
  • teaching mathematics with digital technologies
  • mathematics assessment
  • mathematics teacher education
  • research methods and their uses for improving mathematics education
  • Application Deadlines
    Starting SemesterDeadline
    Fall May 1
    Summer Mar 1
    International students are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for their materials to arrive.
  • Admissions Requirements

    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.

    Note: If you are currently enrolled or have applied in the past year, you should qualify for an application fee waiver. Click here for criteria and how to obtain the waiver.

    1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    2. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
    3. Completed online application that includes:
      • Personal statement
      • Resume (required from international students only)
      • Two letters of recommendation
      • No GRE is required for applicants with an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited U.S. institution, though some funding opportunities are predicated on competitive GRE scores.
      • Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score (international students only)

    Learn more about how to apply

  • Program Requirements
  • Tuition and Fees

    Per credit hour

    ResidencyTuitionDE FeeTotal
    IN Resident$480.93$39$519.93
    Non-resident$576.45$39$615.45

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  • Funding
    • Learn about the variety of fellowships and assistantships that are available to graduate students.
    • Visit Student Central for information about financial assistance.
    • Consult your employer about the availability of tuition reimbursement or tuition assistance programs.
    • Active duty military, veterans, and military families should visit the Center for Veteran and Military Students to take full advantage of available financial assistance and educational benefits.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Why earn your doctorate at the IU School of Education? Ph.D. or Ed.D.—which is right for you? Get answers to these questions and more.

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