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Mathematics Education, Middle Childhood Education (5-9) or Adolescent Education (7-12)

The City University of New York

12 months
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The Mathematics Education, Middle Childhood Education (5-9) or Adolescent Education (7-12) from The City University of New York leads to a Master of Science in Education degree. Registered with the State Education Department, this program leads to both initial and professional certification to teach mathematics in grades 5-9 or 7-12, provided all other requirements have been satisfied.

Overview

To be eligible for the Master's in Mathematics Education, Middle Childhood Education (5-9) or Adolescent Education (7-12) at The City University of New York, candidates must fall into one of the following categories:

Sequence 1 (38-42 credits). For liberal arts and sciences graduates who have completed 18 credits in mathematics, including Calculus I and Calculus II, but who lack professional education coursework. 

Sequence 2 (37-38 credits). For teachers who hold a Transitional B certificate in Mathematics from New York State through special CUNY and NYCDOE programs.

Middle Childhood Education Degree Requirements

Students must consult with a Mathematics Education adviser before starting their master's program and must plan their overall program with the adviser during their semester of attendance. Students must complete one of the two sequences outlined below.

Sequence 1. (1) 33 credits of prescribed course work; (2) 3-6 credits of supervised fieldwork; (3) A comprehensive examination OR research project (3); and (4) Maintain B average.

Sequence 2. (1) 33 credits of prescribed course work; (2) 2 credits of supervised fieldwork; (3) A comprehensive examination OR research project (3); and (4) Maintain B average.

Adolescent Education Degree Requirements (Grades 7-12)

Students must consult with a Mathematics Education adviser before starting their master's program and must plan their overall program with the adviser during their first semester of attendance. Students must complete one of the three sequences outlined below: 

  • Sequence 3. (1) 39 credits of prescribed course work including 3 credits of special education coursework; (2) 3-6 credits of supervised fieldwork; (3) A comprehensive examination OR research project (3); and (4) Maintain B average.
  • Sequence 4. (1) 33 credits of prescribed course work including 3 credits of special education coursework; (2) 3-6 credits of supervised fieldwork; (3) A comprehensive examination OR research project (3); and (4) Maintain B average.
  • Sequence 5. (1) 33 credits of prescribed course work including 3 credits of special education coursework; (2) 2 credits of supervised fieldwork; (3) A comprehensive examination OR research project (3); and (4) Maintain B average.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychological Foundations of Education
  • Historical Foundations of Education: A Multicultural Perspective
  • Special Needs Education in TESOL and Secondary Settings
  • Secondary School Mathematics from an Advanced Standpoint
  • Exploring Mathematics Using Technology
  • Modern Algebra

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited college or university with an overall index of 3.0 or better.
  • Mathematics course work of at least 18 credits that include Calculus I and II, with an overall index of 3.0 or better in all mathematics courses taken.
  • For Sequence 2, must hold a valid Transitional B Certificate from NYSED.
  • Submission of scores on the New York State Content Specialty Test (CST) in Mathematics.
  • If conditionally admitted, make up requirements starting in the first semester and finishing in no more than three consecutive semesters.
  • Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which is from a college or university instructor of mathematics.
  • A 500 word essay on career goals.
  • A personal interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.

Resident: 

  • Full-time - $5,545/semester
  • Part-time - $470/credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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Funding

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