Mathematics Teaching

Mount Holyoke College

30 months
9920 USD/year
9920 USD/year
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This coed, blended program is designed for working professionals who wish to pursue an advanced degree while continuing their work with students and teachers. Course assignments have immediate application in school settings and support the work of teachers, coaches, and instructional specialists.

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The Master of Arts in Mathematics Teaching degree (MAMT) offered through Mount Holyoke College’s Mathematics Leadership Programs, a division of the Professional and Graduate Education department, is designed for teachers, teacher-leaders and math coaches of grades K – 8 who have a teaching license (initial or professional) and at least a bachelor degree. The program is ideal for educators looking to strengthen their skills as math teachers or would like to develop their professional credentials in order to become qualified as Math Specialists.

Math Specialists provide a full range of support to the teachers in their school districts by: offering coaching programs or in-class support for teachers; designing and facilitating professional development seminars; interpreting data from a variety of student and district assessments; participating in district decision-making regarding the system plan for math instruction; and developing local assessment and evaluation instruments. The MAMT degree offers teachers of grades K -8 the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to take on these important professional responsibilities.

This program is built around the latest research and best practices in math education today. The core component of the work is the Developing Mathematical Ideas Curriculum. The two-and-a-half-year program involves three intensive summer sessions (3 weeks each) and two academic years of online work.

Each summer will consist of 3 weeks of courses, 2 focused on mathematics and 1 focused on educational leadership.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Building a System of Tens
  • Making Meaning for Operations
  • Research on Learning: Implementing the CCSSM
  • Measuring Space in One, Two, Three Dimensions
  • Educational Leadership I: Mathematics Coaching and Mentoring
  • Examining Features of Shape
  • Patterns, Funcitons, and Change
  • Education Leadership II: Facilitating Professional Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


32 alternative credits


  • Semi-structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
105 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • General information about the applicant
  • Scholarship essay (if applying)
  • Resume or CV
  • Personal statement
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Additional information (optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24800 USD for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    9920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24800 USD for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.


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