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Math Education, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, NY,
The Math Education program at the State University of New York Fredonia is your pathway to an advanced degree in a high-need teaching field, securing your professional future in an area where you can make a difference.  Our 30 credit hour program nurtures the wonderment of mathematics' relationship to the world around us, giving you the tools you need.

About

The Math Education program at the State University of New York Fredonia oster scholarly inquiry, professional research, ethical practice, artistic performance, and practical innovation, encouraging students and faculty to discover lifelong connections between their intellectual and creative aspirations and civic and global opportunities for engagement.  

Our program provides graduates:

  • Expedited degree timeline and maximum flexibility. The program can be finished in one academic year when you attend full time. If you’re a working professional, you can still finish your graduate degree part-time with convenient course scheduling to fit your busy life.
  • Extensive field experience.  Work with veteran teachers to develop your teaching skills and professional style. You’ll  bring valuable experience to your classroom.
  • Collaboration with faculty and future colleagues. The department’s “Fish Bowl”  is a convenient location within steps of faculty offices, providing opportunities for discussions about pedagogy and the mathematics field.
  • Professional  and networking experiences. You’ll attend conferences and participate in outreach activities on campus and in the community, adding a depth of knowledge and breadth of professional contacts to your educational experience.
  • New York State Professional Teaching Certification (Grades 5-9 or Grades 7-12)

Career Opportunities

  • Public School Mathematics Teacher
  • Private School Mathematics Teacher
  • Springboard to Ph.D. programs in Math Education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Structures and Proof
  • University Calculus 
  • Introductory Real Analysis
  • Abstract Algebra 
  • Probability and Statistics
  • History of Mathematics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA: 3.0 (May be offered conditional admission for lower GPA)
  • Online application
  • $75 application fee
  • Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Minimum: 1 page (no maximum)
  • Topic: Educational & professional strengths & goals
  • Address to: Admissions committee
  • Transcripts
  • Unofficial transcripts accepted for review
  • Upload to application
  • Institution name should appear on document
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Online (preferred):see application for details
  • Offline: both letter and form are requiredevidence of your overall potential to succeed as a graduate student. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1012 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1012 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1012 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1012 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 530 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Fredonia

  • 910 - 1990 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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