The University of Pittsburgh offers an online Master's Degree in Mathematics Education ideal for graduate students who want to increase their academic credentials. This program addresses the needs and interests of beginning and experienced teachers who desire advanced backgrounds as mathematics teachers in schools. Likewise, this degree will prepare participants for admission into doctoral study programs. Applicants should have completed an undergraduate degree in a related field.
The Master in Mathematics Education is a 36 credit hour program. Required courses in Psychological Perspectives on Education include: Psychology of Learning and Development for Education, Human Learning, Development-Middle Childhood/Adolescence, Psychological Development Mature and Old Age, Human Learning, Development- Middle Childhood/Adolescence, and Development- a Service Model. The student also chooses a Research Method course, a Social and Cultural Perspectives on Education course, and nine hours of Electives from mathematics, mathematics education, statistics, computer science, and from other programs in the School of Education chosen to support the program of studies.
Bachelor's in Education and an active Teaching License
Submit two letters of recommendation
A minimum 3.0 GPA in your teacher certification program (undergraduate or graduate)
A written career goal statement
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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