Adolescent (grades 7-12) Professional Certification Program. M.A. degree

This master’s degree program is designed for teachers who have NYS initial certification in Adolescent Mathematics (7-12) and are seeking to satisfy NY State’s requirement for a Master’s degree or for those teachers who hold professional or permanent certification seeking to further their knowledge/skills, and gain additional graduate credits. You will take advanced coursework in methods of teaching mathematics to enhance your skills as a teacher of math. At the conclusion of this 30 credit program of studies all teachers will be recommended for professional certification in adolescent mathematics education.

Eligibility and Admission Requirements:

  • New York State Certification, Grades 7-12
  • A BA/BS from an accredited university with a GPA of a minimum of 3.0
  • 30 credits in mathematics content coursework
  • Two letters of recommendation

Coursework in the School of Education:
SPED 5200K Introduction to Inclusive Practices in Adolescent STEM Classrooms (3 cr, 30 hrs fw)
EDSE 6102E Teaching and Learning Secondary Mathematics (3 cr, 30 hrs fw)
EDSE 2800 Contemporary Topics in Mathematics Education (3 cr)
EDSE 1200E Middle and Early High School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally (3 cr)

Mathematics Coursework:
MATHE 6000E High School Mathematics from an Advanced Perspective (3 cr)

Capstone Research Course:
EDSE 0200I Action Research in Mathematics Education (3 cr)

Sample Elective Courses in Mathematics or Mathematics Education (12 cr)
MATHE 6300 Mathematical Problem Solving
MATHE 1000E History of Mathematics
MATHE 4800C Foundations of Geometry
MATHE 2700C Number Theory
MATHE 5000C Data Analysis Probability and Statistics

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