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Mathematics Education

Hofstra University

24 months
1510 USD/credit
1510 USD/credit
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The Mathematics Education program at the Hofstra University leads to professional certification for teachers who possess initial certification in adolescent education, valid for teaching mathematics in grades 7-12.


The programme

The Mathematics Education program at the Hofstra University provides advanced study in the curriculum, pedagogy, and content of mathematics. Individuals may also select concentrated studies in middle level 5-6, gifted education or bilingual education certification extensions. The program conforms with the recommendations for teacher preparation by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and with the New York State Learning Standards in Mathematics, Science, and Technology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Technology in Education
  • Cognition and Instruction
  • The Dynamics of Curriculum Change
  • Multicultural Curriculum and Teaching

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Rolling Admission


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application form to the master's program.
  • New York state initial certification for teaching mathematics, grades 7-12. Applicants who have provisional certification should contact the Department of Teaching, Learning and Technology for the correct program.
  • A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on all undergraduate course work, or its equivalent (e.g., a 3.0 in a completed graduate program). We encourage you to submit all transcripts from your undergraduate work and any graduate work for consideration.
  • *Submission of scores on a nationally-normed graduate admission test (GRE or Praxis). Recent SAT/ACT exams may be accepted if verifiable by the test provider.
  • A written personal statement of professional intent and rationale.
  • Two letters of reference that address the applicant's potential to succeed in the teaching profession and in graduate course work.
  • An interview with the program director.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1510 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1510 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1510 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1510 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Hempstead

1300 - 2834 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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