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This program is currently suspended and we are not accepting new applications. For questions, please contact the Alaska College of Education (phone: 907-796-6076).

Mathematics Elementary Education

The Mathematics Elementary Education Master's program at the University of Alaska Southeast provides the opportunity for teachers to become leaders in the field of Mathematics Education through distance education.

This program is designed for K-8 teachers who are seeking to strengthen their understanding of the mathematics they are teaching and preparing for their students to learn. 

Please note: This program is currently only available to candidates who live in Alaska. Candidates living outside Alaska are welcome to apply to this program, but should understand that this program is specifically designed to train teachers for the unique teaching conditions of various Alaskan communities and that applicants will need to reside in Alaska to complete the program.

Our Math Courses Feature

  • Standards-based learning
  • Content and pedagogy for elementary teachers
  • Emphasis on non-traditional, hands-on methods and approaches
  • Capstone research project focuses on classroom experiences

Dr. Virgil G. Fredenberg
Program Coordinator
Phone: 907-796-6082
Fax: 907-796-6059
11066 Auke Lake Way, HA1
Juneau, AK 99801
Contact when you have questions about:
  • General Mathematics program questions
  • Independent studies or electives
  • Graduate Portfolios
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 907-796-6424
Fax: 907-796-6059
11066 Auke Lake Way, HA1
Juneau, AK 99801

Contact when you have questions about:

  • General UAS and Mathematics program information
  • Application process
  • Course registrations


Degree Requirements

Please refer to the academic catalog for a complete list of course requirements.

Application Process

Master of Education Program - Mathematics Education

Do not hesitate to contact the Student Services Assistant with any questions about application materials of the application process. The following items are necessary for a complete application:

  1. A completed graduate application and $60 processing fee;
  2. Official academic transcript indicating baccalaureate degree and a GPA of 3.0;
    • Transcripts from UAA, UAF, or UAS are not required to be submitted.
  3. Two (2) recommendations written by former or current professors, employers, or supervisors who are familiar with your work and performance and are not related to you;
    • This requirement will be met when we receive recommendations from the references you provided contact information for in the UAS application portal.
  4. A writing sample per these instructions;
  5. A copy of a current teaching or administrative certificate.

Send all these items to:

UAS Admissions
11066 Auke Lake Way

Juneau, AK 99801

Fax: 907-796-6002

If you have any questions about the program please feel free to contact Dr. Virgil Fredenberg, Coordinator of the Mathematics Education Program.



All education programs through the Alaska College of Education at University of Alaska Southeast are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, a performance-based teacher accrediting body for schools, colleges, and departments of education recognized by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.


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