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Mathematics Education

Brigham Young University

24 months
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442 USD/credit 6630 USD/year
442 USD/credit 6630 USD/year
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About

Graduates of Mathematics Education programme of Brigham Young University understand central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline of mathematics as well as core representations, canonical examples, and alternative algorithms germane to teaching school mathematics.

Overview

Mathematics Education programme is offered at Brigham Young University.

Key facts:

  • Graduates demonstrate understanding of research methods in mathematics education by showing they can a) locate an interesting and important problem; b) conduct a literature review to situate the problem; c) develop a conceptual framework; d) establish focused research questions; e) choose and implement appropriate methods for collecting and analyzing data; f) address issues of research quality such as validity, reliability, and significance; and g) effectively communicate their work both orally and in writing.
  • Graduates can explain, evaluate, and apply important issues, trends, theories, paradigms of research, and research findings in the field of mathematics education, as well as their implications for the teaching and learning of mathematics in the public schools, mathematics teacher development, and participation in mathematics education scholarship.
  • Graduates are able to analyze topics from school mathematics in the context of the literature on students' mathematical thinking, meaningfully apply research on teaching and learning mathematics in their teaching, and use scholarly inquiry as a lens to reflect on that teaching.
  • Graduates have developed a level of professionalism that enables and compels them to continually seek opportunities to improve their own practice, keep abreast of advances and developments in the field both locally and nationally, and provide leadership in professional, school, and community organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues in Learning Mathematics
  • Scholarly Inquiry in Mathematics Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.57 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE
  • Credit equivalent to a BA in Mathematics Education at BYU
  • State teacher certification

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 442 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 442 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Provo

944 - 1633 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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