Jul 16, 2024  
2019-20 Graduate Catalog 
2019-20 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics Education, M.A.Ed.

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About the Program

The Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Mathematics program enables teachers, administrators, and other formal and non-formal educators at all grade levels to enact meaningful mathematics teaching and learning in all possible learning environments. Interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary approaches are used to support rich mathematical investigations and to implement challenging curricular structures that exceed state and local standards and objectives.

The program is suitable for elementary, middle and high school teachers and administrators who want to specialize in mathematics education, those who work in educational agencies and curriculum development, community college instructors, and others who are interested in the best mathematics education practices for all students.

Requirements (minimum 30 credits)

This program is individualized and planned with advisers to ensure that degree requirements are satisfied. Students enrolled in the program should consult with both an adviser in the Mathematics department, as well as an adviser in the School of Education. The concentration courses focus on a discipline other than Education. A minimum of 15 credits of the degree program must be taken in Mathematics  the remaining credits must be in Education.

  • Foundations Courses: 6 Education credits
  • Concentration Courses: 15 Mathematics credits
  • Electives in Education: 6 credits
  • Culminating Activity: ED599 Culminating Master’s Project (3 credits) 

Note: All students completing a graduate Education degree are required to complete a Degree Candidacy Form with their academic adviser after completing 15 Arcadia graduate credits. Degree Candidacy is the academic program plan required for the degree and must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies

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