Master of Science in Mathematics Education
The Master of Science in Mathematics Education is a 30-unit summer start program that provides an opportunity for secondary school teachers of mathematics to advance their professional development by:
- deepening and broadening their understanding of mathematics and mathematics education.
- developing their understanding of mathematics education research and its relationship to practice.
- developing their skills as teacher leaders in mathematics education.
- Two-year cohort model.
- Summer sessions on campus and fall/spring hybrid Saturday sessions.
- Apply up to 6 units from the Chico Math Project toward the 30 unit degree.
- Financial aid, including the TEACH grant available for eligible students.
- University housing available druing summer sessions.
- Graduates are qualified to teach at the community college level.
Prerequisites to Apply:
- An acceptable baccalaureate from an accredited institution or equivalent.
- A bachelor's degree in mathematics or equivalent.
- A single-subject teaching credential in mathematics.
- A grade point average of 3.00 in the last 60 units.
Application Process: Applications for Summer 2017 open Oct. 1, 2016
Course Requirements for the Master's Degree: 30 units
|Mathematics and Statistics (15 units)|
|MATH 610-660, 698: Topics in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers|
|Chico Mathematics Project (or equivalent)|
|Other 400 or 500 level mathematics courses to be selected in consultation with the graduate advisor|
|Mathematics Education Research Courses (6 units)|
|MTHE 601: Research in Mathematics Education|
|MTHE 680: Methods of Research in Mathematics Education|
|Education Courses (select 3 units)|
|EDCI 601: Curriculum Development and Instructional Design|
|EDCI 602: Assessment and Evaluation of Learning|
|EDCI 611: Analysis of Instruction|
|Other 600 level courses may be selected if approved by the Graduate Coordinator|
Culminating Activity (6 units)
|MTHE 690: Thesis/Project Writing Seminar|