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Mathematics Education, MAT

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #47 (BCR) Pittsburgh, PA, United States
The University of Pittsburgh, School of Education, offers a post-baccalaureate program for Mathematics teacher certification (grades 7-12), the Master of Arts in Teaching Program (MAT).

Overview

Details of the MAT are outlined below:

  • requires Teaching Interns to take and pass the Content Knowledge test (Praxis II) during the first semester of their program in order to obtain their Intern Certificate

  • satisfies the requirements for a Pennsylvania Instructional I Certificate (pending passing scores on the national PRAXIS II Exam, successful completion of the PA Statewide Evaluation Form for Student Professional Knowledge and Practice (PDE 430), and satisfactory performance in courses and in the internship)

  • is completed in three terms (fall, spring, summer 1 session) beginning in late August of the admission year and concluding in mid-June of the following year

  • consists of 36 credits of graduate course work combined with a maximum 4.5 day per week internship in a local school district from September through June

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Abstract Algebra
  • Linear Algebra
  • Number Theory
  • Analytic Geometry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Completed School of Education Admissions Application.

  • A non-refundable application fee of $50 (USD) by credit card, check, or money order payable to 'University of Pittsburgh'.

  • An official transcript from each institution attended.

  • An undergraduate degree with a minimum QPA of 3.0.

  • A copy of the spring registration form if enrolled in spring term courses .

  • Completion of the appropriate number of prerequisite credits.

  • Three letters of academic/professional recommendation.

  • A thoughtful, clearly written goal statement of at least two to three double-spaced typewritten pages.

  • A résumé.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24666 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24666 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    13198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13198 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Pittsburgh

  • 1148 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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