College of Science and Health > Academics > Mathematical Sciences > Graduate Programs > Mathematics for Teaching (MS)
Prepare to share your skills and knowledge as a classroom instructor of math. DePaul’s MS in Mathematics for Teaching is the only graduate program in the area for career-changers planning to teach math at the community college level. Intensive weekend and evening sessions focus on
The program meets on DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus and can be completed in as few as 27 months. A bachelor’s degree in mathematics is not required for admission into this program.
Chicago is home to one of the nation’s largest community college districts and the largest in Illinois. With seven colleges within the City Colleges system, plus 15 colleges within an hour of Chicago, there’s lots of opportunity here to share your knowledge and skills. Be an adjunct while you learn, or apply for full-time teaching jobs right away.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Submit an online application and official transcripts. You must also exhibit proficiency in precalculus.
You’ll take 17 graduate courses (68 credit hours).
DePaul’s mathematics department is ranked 6th in Illinois by College Factual.
of 2018 graduates surveyed were employed, continuing their education or not seeking within six months of graduation.
Faculty in the mathematics department make major contributions to their fields and to the teaching of mathematics. Professor Kyle Petersen co-organizes a summer workshop on Inquiry-Based Learning that draws participants from around the country.
You’ll gain career opportunities by connecting with our alumni network of over 17,500 graduates of the College of Science and Health, many of whom teach in public and private colleges and schools across Chicago.
Graduate school is an investment in your future. Learn more about the financial aid and scholarship opportunities available to you.
For more information about applying, contact The Office of Graduate Admission for DePaul’s College of Science and Health at
(773) 325-7315 or
We’ll send you our viewbook with information about the degree, admission requirements and upcoming info sessions. Let’s get started.