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 single subject teachers, provides a deeper understanding of the key mathematical concepts encountered at the secondary level, and how to teach these concepts effectively. The program emphasizes a deep and broad understanding of math taught at the high school level.
- Small class size
- Allows graduates to teach at the community college level
- Special program designed for single subject teachers
- Scholarships available
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 (required for both options)
|ED 779||Values in School and Society||3|
|EDRH 794||Thesis Introduction and Literature Review||3|
|EDRH 795||Research Methods in Education||3|
|EDRH 796||Thesis Completion||1|
Secondary School Option
Select electives from the following courses
|MTHE 724||Problem Solving in Mathematics *||2|
|MTHE 757||Contemporary Mathematics||3|
|MTHE 761||Advanced Geometry||3|
|MTHE 762||Advanced Algebra||3|
|MTHE 763||Probability and Statistics||3|
|MTHE 764||Discrete Mathematics||3|
|MTHE 765||History of Mathematics||2|
* May be repeated with program director approval