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Curriculum and Instruction - Mathematics Education, M.Ed.

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University rank #459 (BCR) Texas City, TX, United States
The Curriculum and Instruction - Mathematics Education programme delivered by University of Texas Arlington offers flexibility in course selection, yet are focused on science and mathematics teaching and learning in K-16 educational settings.


The Curriculum and Instruction - Mathematics Education programme delivered by University of Texas Arlington offers opportunity for students to pursue graduate studies by taking a Core component of 4 courses (12 credit hours) in the College of Education focusing on topics such as inquiry-based, problem-based teaching and learning, diversity, and classroom research, and a Concentration area component of 6 courses (18 credit hours). 

The six concentration area courses may be taken either in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction for a science and mathematics content-curriculum integration emphasis and/or in the College of Science for deeper subject matter emphasis in the various science and mathematics disciplines.

The M.Ed. enables teachers to specialize in advanced coursework in their teaching fields and other professional certification areas designed to meet a variety of professional goals. Both degrees help prepare graduates to reflect upon their own teaching as well as on the state of education as a whole and to better understand the linkage between the theory and practice of teaching. 

Each student’s program of study is planned individually and provides academic and/or pedagogical specialization within the context of the general field of education. 

Graduate faculty in the College of Education as well as those in departments and in the colleges throughout the University work closely with students in formulating study plans that meet the students’ objectives and individual goals for professional growth. Each program of work includes both professional and academic components.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Whole Numbers, Rational Numbers and Operations
  • Patterns and Algebra
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Problem Solving
  • Conceptual Geometry
  • Measurement

Detailed Programme Facts

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    Applications are accepted after the published priority date, but for guaranteed consideration of admission submit the application by the priority date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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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).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:


    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:


    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate transcripts with a 3.0 GPA during the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework or 3.0 cumulative GPA, whichever is higher. Graduate transcripts with a 3.0 GPA on the last 9 graduate course work will be considered if criteria not met in undergraduate course work.
  • 2 professional letters of recommendation 
  • A written response to the given prompt. (Also fulfills “other screening instrument” as required by The Texas Education Agency - TEA). 
  • In addition, applicants must complete the given Attestation and FERPA forms to complete the application process. 
  • Applicants applying for certification graduate programs must submit all documents required for TEA reporting.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21026 USD/year
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  • National

    20796 USD/year
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  • In-State

    9698 USD/year
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Living costs for Texas City

  • 882 - 1640 USD/month
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There are several different types of scholarships available to you at UTA. Our general academic scholarships are based on academic performance and available to new students pursing their first baccalaureate degree. You can find additional scholarships such as designated, departmental, private, and need-based scholarships through our scholarship system, MavScholarshop.

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