Adolescence Education: Mathematics

State University of New York Potsdam

15 months
22650 USD/year
22650 USD/year
11090 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Teaching Adolescence Education program in Mathematics is designed in accordance with The New York State Education Department’s certification regulations, the National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE) standards, and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards, along with Advisory Board recommendations and alumni feedback.  


The Master in Adolescence Education: Mathematics from State University of New York-Potsdam leads to Initial/Professional Certification in Adolescence Education: Mathematics (grades 7-12), with a possible extension for Middle Childhood Education: Mathematics (grades 5-6).

The Fieldwork Experience:

  • Completion of 100 hours of fieldwork in a local school prior to student teaching, gaining hands-on understanding of educational environments and innovative teaching strategies used in today's classrooms.
  • One semester of student teaching, including two distinct placements in the middle and high school level.
  • A close relationship with your field supervisor, who is committed to offering the support and insight you need to reach your highest potential as an educator.

Unique Program Features:

  • Student teaching placements frequently result in full-time employment upon graduation.Our faculty has a large network of contacts in the field that lead to information about job opportunities, and our graduates regularly call for recommendations to fill positions.
  • Small class sizes offer the opportunity to build close relationships with professors and fellow math teacher candidates. Students graduate with a cohort who provides support throughout the length of their future careers.
  • Opportunities are offered to attend the annual Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS) conference, gaining invaluable insight into the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar: Teaching Science in Secondary School 
  •  Issues in Science/Technology/Society
  •  Educational Law 
  • Using Spreadsheets in Teaching School Mathematics
  • Topics in Mathematics for Elementary Teachers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

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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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Evidence of an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. International students should consult the International Graduate Student page for information on U.S. Equivalency guidelines. An unofficial transcript may be submitted for the purpose of obtaining an admissions decision. 
  • International students where English is not their primary language must refer to the International Graduate Student page to obtain information about important requirements regarding English language proficiency.
  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average 3.0 GPA in the most recent 60 credit hours.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11325 USD per semester and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    22650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11325 USD per semester and a duration of 15 months.
  • In-State

    11090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5545 USD per semester and a duration of 15 months.


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Adolescence Education: Mathematics
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