About the Mathematics Education Program

The graduate program in mathematics education is based on pedagogical content knowledge - the special skills that distinguish communicating advanced mathematics from simply knowing mathematics.  The Master of Mathematics Education was developed primarily to allow high school mathematics teachers to advance their careers and continue their professional growth as leaders in education.  The MME may also be of interest to upper grades middle school mathematics teachers with the appropriate teaching license.  Note: This is NOT an initial licensure program.

Students in this program will also be introduced to the latest technological advances, major research issues and both quantitative and qualitative methods in mathematics education and "best practices" modeled by program faculty with expertise in mathematics education.

The capstone element of the program gives each student the opportunity to work with a faculty advisor to design and implement a research project based on...

Program Details

This is primarily a summer program  consisting of 30 hours of coursework, including 3 hours devoted to a Mathematics Clinic project.  The remaining 27 hours are typically completed over the course of three summers.  These courses can be taken in any order.

The capstone experience of the program is a Mathematics Clinic project, typically designed in consultation with a faculty advisor during the second summer in the program and completed  with minimal time commitments during the regular academic year, with results presented during the third summer in the program.

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