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Mathematics - Middle and High School Teacher Preparation, MAT

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, IL,
The Master of Arts in Teaching - Mathematics, a forty-two (42) credit hour program that is to be completed within a six (6) year period, is available for those wishing to prepare for initial license in secondary mathematics or for practicing mathematics teachers who wish to earn a degree that increases their formal education in mathematics and pedagogy.

About

Develop the knowledge and skills needed to confidently teach mathematics with a deep focus on the underpinnings of algebra, calculus, geometry, statistics and number systems so students learn to think like mathematicians.

Preliminary Licensure includes passing scores on the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL), both in the communication/literacy portion and the subject area portion appropriate for this program, in addition to other requirements.

Students who have not completed a course in Adolescent Psychology prior to enrolling in the program will be required to complete such a course prior to enrolling in the practicum. The course may be taken at either the graduate or undergraduate level and will not count towards the credits required for degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Instruction & Assessment in the Secondary Classroom
  • Theories of Thinking and Learning
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • Sheltering Content for English Language Learners
  • Effective UDL Classroom Practices
  • Methods of Teaching Mathematics I
  • Methods of Teaching Mathematics II
  • Student Teaching Practicum in Mathematics (5-8)
  • Student Teaching Practicum in Mathematics (8-12)
  • Practicum Seminar in Teaching Mathematics

For more information please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Rolling admissions until full for fall enrollment only (executive and general cohorts).
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Check your program's application deadline(s), and work backward from the application deadline or start term.
  • Start your online application, so you can receive application reminders and updates.
  • Order your transcripts or transcript evaluation, and begin organizing your references, personal statements, and admissions tests (if required).
  • Submit additional information that your graduate program may require, such as a resume, passing MTEL scores or educator license, or additional writing sample.  
  • Once ALL materials are received, your file will be reviewed by the department. The turn-around time depends on each individual program. 
For more information please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    9847 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9847 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    9847 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9847 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    8227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8227 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
2019/20 fees will be available in June 2019.

Living costs for Salem

  • 1100 - 1500 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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