Master of School Mathematics Online Degree

Iowa State University’s Master of School Mathematics (MSM) is designed for current secondary mathematics teachers. The degree program is built on three objectives:

  • Enhance the teacher’s knowledge of algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics and discrete mathematics
  • Provide effective strategies for creating a student-centered classroom emphasizing problem solving
  • Use of computing technology in learning and teaching mathematics

The course work totals 32 semester credits. Completion of a MSM program will fulfill the master’s degree in an area of endorsements’ requirement listed under the certification rules for a professional teacher’s certificate.  To find out more about the MSM visit the program website. For more specific information regarding the MSM, contact the department at or (515) 294-0393.