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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics Education, M.A.

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Degree Information

This Program is Closed for Admissions.

Minimum Total Hours: 33
Level: Masters
CIP Code: 13.1311
Dept. Code: EDI
Major/College Codes: AMA EJ
Approved 1966

This major shares core requirements with the M.A.T. in Middle Grades mathematics (5-9) and the M.A.T. in Mathematics Education (6-12).

Contact Information

College: Education
Department: Teaching and Learning

Contact Information

This degree is designed primarily for secondary school teachers desiring to improve their skills in the teaching of mathematics to secondary students,

Admission Information

Must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.

For admission, all majors require earned degrees from regionally accredited institutions or an international equivalent.

MA Plan I
Meet one of the following criteria:

  • Shall have earned a “B” (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) average or better in all upper division level undergraduate coursework in the baccalaureate degree OR the equivalent bacehlors and/or graduate degrees from a foreign institution
  • OR Shall have GRE preferred scores of 450 verbal and 550 quantitative or higher taken within five years.
  • Certification in mathematics education (Include copy of your Florida State Teaching Certification with your application. Temporary Certificates are not acceptable).

MA Plan II Inactive
MA Plan III Inactive

For international applicants
Applicants whose native language is not English or who have not earned a degree in the U.S. must, according to university policy, submit a TOEFL score (minimum of 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, or 80 internet-based test). Seethe Graduate Admissions website for further clarification and possible exemptions. Please check with program regarding the policy on evaluation of transcripts. For more information, please visit.

Curriculum Requirements

The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) in Mathematics Education Degree program is currently available at the middle grades (5-9) level and secondary grades (6-12). Please check the Mathematics Education website for an update as well as other sections of this catalog.

Please be advised that program and/or course requirements are subject to change, per state legislative mandates, Florida State Department of Education program approval standards, and accreditation criteria

Plan I Option

Course Requirements (18 Credit Hours Minimum)

Graduate level mathematics courses to be approved by the student’s advisor.
Courses with the following prefixes are acceptable: MAA, MAD, MAE, MAP, MAT, MHF, and STA


3 graduate hours of mathematics education

Comprehensive Examination

The comprehensive examination will consist of a written and/or oral examination in the concentration area.

Plan III Option

A Plan III option is available for individuals who are neither certified nor desire certification.

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