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Masters of Science in Mathematics Education (MSME)

The MSME is intended for those who teach mathematics, and those who wish to teach mathematics. The program has two tracks, one in middle school mathematics, and another in high school mathematics. The programs include education requirements.  Unlike the M.Ed., the programs are based on mathematics content, and the electives allow participants to take more mathematics content courses than in the M.Ed.  Applicants should currently hold valid teaching certification or be working towards teaching certification through another program.

NOTE: This degree is not a teaching certificate.  The awarding of this MSME degree does not carry certification to teach.

For more information regarding M.S.M.E courses, please review the Program Checklist.


Please review these steps carefully. For questions regarding the application process, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies at 410-548-3546 or

  • Application to Graduate Admission at Salisbury University can be completed by visiting our Online Application Center.
  • You will be required to pay a $65 non-refundable application fee prior to application submission. Accepted methods of payment include credit/debit cards and electronic checks. The application fee is waived for all Military and Veteran applicants.
  • If you live in Maryland and would like to be considered for in-state tuition, please complete the Residency form and return to the Tuition Residency Office.
  • You are required to submit official transcripts from each college or university you attended. (Applicants with course work on file at Salisbury University do not need to provide official transcripts for SU credit hours). Transcripts should be sent to the following:
          Paper: Office of Graduate Studies, 1101 Camden Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Two to three paragraphs outlining your reasons for pursuing graduate study in mathematics education, and a statement of your career goals
  • Two letters of recommendation

Once your application has been successfully submitted and review, you will be contacted by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at SU. We will give you additional information about the program and an advisor who will help you plan your course of study.

Helpful Information:

  • Students admitted and matriculated into a graduate program must complete at least one SU graduate course in each calendar year (including fall, winter, spring, and summer terms) to maintain their admitted status.  Students who fail to meet that requirement and wish to re-enter the graduate program must request to be reactivated through the Registrar's Office.  Questions regarding the reactivation process may be answered by calling the Registrar's Office at 410-543-6150. Go to Registrar Forms Page for Readmission Application.
  • It is the responsibility of the individual graduate student to check with his/her faculty advisor to make sure that all degree requirements have been fulfilled and to make the necessary arrangements with the Office of the Registrar for graduation.
  • Each degree candidate must apply for his/her diploma. Students now apply online in their gull net self-service account. The application must be completed not later than the end of the drop/add period of the final semester before graduation. If the student fails to apply by this deadline, graduation may be delayed one semester. Any student who finds it necessary to postpone graduation must submit a new Application for Diploma through their gull net self-service account.

For more information regarding the M.S.M.E program, please contact:

Dr. Jennifer Berger
Graduate Program Director

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