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Teaching Mathematics, Grades 7–12, Initial Certification

New York University

M.A.
12 months
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21540 USD/year
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In the Teaching Mathematics, Grades 7–12, Initial Certification from New York University, you’ll build on your prior course work in advanced math and can complete your program in as little as two semesters. Upon graduation, you’ll be eligible for New York State initial certification.

Overview

Throughout your curriculum, you’ll learn:

  • Core mathematics content knowledge and strategies for teaching mathematics to middle and high school students
  • Approaches for adapting curricula, assessments, and learning environments to meet the needs of students with disabilities in general education classrooms  
  • Integrating technology into the teaching of mathematics in middle and secondary school

The core field component of this program consists of two semesters of supervised student teaching at the middle and high school levels, allowing you to refine and reflect on your teaching practice in coordination with a supervising teacher and your NYU field supervisor. In the Teaching Mathematics, Grades 7–12, Initial Certification from New York University you will complete 100 hours of fieldwork prior to student teaching.

Careers and Outcomes

The program leads to eligibility for New York State initial certification as a teacher of mathematics, grades 7–12, with an option to pursue a certificate extension to also teach grades 5–6. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared for a number of career paths, including:

  • Teacher of mathematics and related subjects, including computer science, in middle and high schools
  • Mathematics curriculum specialist, coordinator, or evaluator in schools and school districts
  • Researcher or teacher educator in colleges and universities
  • Trainer or specialist in applied mathematics in corporate and other private sector settings

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Proof and Proving 
  • Selected Topics in Modern Mathematics: Number Theory
  • Selected Topics in Modern Mathematics: Discrete Mathematics
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Mathematical Investigation and Problem Posing 
  • Research Investigations in Mathematics Education
  • Inquiries into Teaching and Learning
  • Language and Literacy Acquisition and Development 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

30-40

Delivered

On Campus

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.
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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.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
100
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 30 credits of acceptable mathematics content at a Calculus 1 level and above, including two semesters of calculus
  • 3 semester hours of a language other than English (American Sign Language is acceptable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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