Mathematics: Community College Teaching Emphasis (MA)

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Northern Iowa offers a program leading to a Master of Arts in Mathematics: Community College Teaching Emphasis. The purpose of the program is two-fold — to strengthen and extend the understanding of mathematics and to enhance teaching methods. The Community College Teaching Emphasis serves those preparing for a career in community college teaching or working professionals seeking career advancement.

Visit the UNI Mathematics website to learn more about the program.

Qualifications and selection

A commitment to change, a willingness to incorporate new activities and approaches in the classroom, involvement in professional growth opportunities and administrative support for district leadership are considered in the selection process. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required for admission into the program.

Convenient course delivery

Fall and spring courses in this program are offered online using eLearning, a Blackboard learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Summer sessions include two weeks of in-person instruction at UNI, set on a beautiful 900-acre campus. Students who desire housing on the UNI campus may make arrangements with the UNI Department of Residence. For information and to reserve a room, visit or contact David Schmid, UNI Department of Residence, at 319-273-2333 or 866-207-9411.