ISU Masters in Education

You have past or current teaching experience You have an interest in improving mathematics learning for students You want to learn new techniques and strategies for teaching mathematics You want to deepen your understanding of research-based practices You want to develop as a leader of mathematics teaching and learning You are ready to advance in the pay-scale with a master’s degree You want to collaborate with like-minded and forward-thinking colleagues

Candidates must apply to, and meet all criteria for, admission to the Graduate School. In addition, applicants for the (MCTE) must meet all college requirements for admission and retention. Those include a minimum of three years of previous teaching experience and current certification to teach in Idaho or another US state.

The Idaho State College of Education has one of the most affordable programs in the area. Tuition for this 30-credit program currently costs $505 per credit but many Idaho State Partner Schools have fee waivers to assist with tuition. Contact your school principal or Marci Oncale in the Kent Center for Student Success at to learn about the Fee Waivers available at your school. For additional questions or information please contact Dr. Cory Bennett at

Core Master’s Courses
EDUC 6601 Research and Writing (3 credits)
EDUC 6602 Theories of Learning (3 credits)
Content Emphasis
EDMT 5570 Teaching Mathematical Thinking, Data Analysis and Statistics (3 credits)
EDMT 5571 Teaching Mathematical Thinking, Geometry and Measurement (3 credits)
EDMT 5572 Teaching Mathematical Thinking, Algebraic Reasoning (3 credits)
EDMT 5573 Teaching Mathematical Thinking, Number and Operations (3 credits)
Educational Pedagogy*
EDUC 6622 Educational Assessment and Evaluation (3 credits)
EDUC 6630/6631 Advanced Elementary/Secondary Methods (3 credits)
EDUC 6641 Advanced Studies in K-12 Curriculum (3 credits)
*Or another advisor approved elective course
Capstone Course
EDUC 6670/6671 Seminar in Elementary/Secondary Education (3 credits)

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