Ignite and sustain your excitement about mathematics and learning with FPU’s master of arts in education with an emphasis in mathematics education. This program, designed for multiple subject teachers, provides a deeper understanding of the key mathematical concepts encountered at elementary and middle school grade levels, and how to teach these concepts effectively. Candidates gain both content knowledge and an understanding of how to foster interest in math among students of varying abilities and backgrounds.
- Small class size
- Special program designed for non-math majors who are multiple subject teachers
- Scholarships available
- Transfer in a maximum of 3 graduate units
Graduates gain a deeper understanding of the key mathematical concepts encountered at their grade level and how to teach these concepts effectively. Successful graduates of this program have become district math coordinators or math instructors at the community college level.
Christopher Brownell, Ph.D.
Manjula Peter Joseph, Ph.D.
- Application form and fee
- Orientation interview with program director
- Statement of intent
- One current professional reference form
- Official transcripts verifying BA/BS degree
- Letter of explanation if your GPA is under 3.0
Required Courses (30 Units)
Master of Arts Core
|MTHE 7XX||Trends in Math Education||3|
|MTHE 770||Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice||3|
|MSER 7XX||Research Based Curricular - Analysis and Presentation||3|
Elementary-Middle School Option
|MTHE 701||Core Mathematics I||2.5|
|MTHE 702||Core Mathematics II||2.5|
|MTHE 703||Core Mathematics III||2.5|
|MTHE 704||Core Mathematics IV||2.5|
|MTHE 769||Mathematical Modeling in School||3|
|MTHE 771||Role of Change in Perspective in Mathematics||3|
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