Additional Teaching License in Mathematics Education

This program is designed for teachers who hold a Minnesota teaching license and want to add an additional license in mathematics to expand their areas of expertise. Our courses are designed and taught by leading researchers. Knowing the quality of our curriculum and instruction, districts hire and retain our graduates because of their expertise and leadership.

Admission information

Application Deadlines:

  • October 1 for Spring admission
  • February 1 for Summer admission
  • June 1 for Fall admission

Students need a current state of Minnesota teaching license and a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. institution or foreign equivalent with at least a 2.8 GPA.

Admission decisions are made up to eight weeks after the application deadline. The number of credits required to complete this program varies based on past coursework, which will be determined upon receipt of your application.

For detailed admission information and tuition information, visit the additional licensure admissions page.

You can also contact the faculty advisor for the program Terrence Wyberg


After you are admitted, you will receive a customized curriculum plan of courses in order to be recommended for licensure. This ensures you get maximum credit for previous academic work and work experiences.

In order to be recommended for your Minnesota 5-8 or 5-12 Mathematics teaching license, you must successfully complete these licensure requirements required by the state of Minnesota:.

This material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to the Office of Teacher Education at, 612-625-5060.

MEd Option

You can pursue the additional license alone or pursue the additional license and MEd in Mathematics Education at the same time.

You will need to apply to both the license program and the MEd and then work with your adviser to plan your coursework to meet both requirements simultaneously.

What our students have to say

Chaska Taylor
The coursework definitely prepared me for my career. I was given tools such as how to prepare a lesson and unit, strategies and techniques to use in my classroom, how to assess student understanding, and handle issues and situations appropriately.

Chaska Taylor, MEd 2018