Master
of Arts in Mathematics
for Teachers…
Incorporating the best practices in
teaching mathematics to obtain a deep understanding of fundamental mathematical
concepts for a unique professional development experience.
Department
of Mathematics
The
University of Texas at Arlington
The master of arts program in the Department of Mathematics is designed for those who are interested in strengthening their understanding of mathematics and enriching their mathematics teaching. The program focuses on enhancing mathematics teaching through preparation in topics grounded in secondary school mathematics from an advanced standpoint. The program embraces a philosophy of teaching and learning mathematics that is consistent with the landmark Standards documents produced by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
The requirements for the Master of Arts
degree are 30 hours of graduate courses from the Department of Mathematics and a
3hour project.
All students must complete the
following:
Required Courses (6) and Project: *MATH 5340 Concepts and Techniques in
Discrete Mathematics MATH 5341 Concepts and Techniques in
Geometry MATH 5342 Concepts and Techniques in
Algebra MATH 5343 Concepts and Techniques in
Probability and Statistics MATH 5344 Mathematicsspecific Technologies MATH 5345 Concepts and Techniques in
Analysis MATH 5395: Project—Individual DirectorApproved Research
*For students entering the program in Fall 2012, Math 5340 will be an elective course option and not a required course. 
Elective
Courses (4): MATH 5300
Computer Programming and Applications MATH 5305 Statistical Methods MATH 5307
Mathematical Analysis I MATH 5308
Mathematical Analysis II MATH 5333
Linear Algebra and Matrices MATH 5336
Concepts
and Techniques in Number Theory MATH 5337
Concepts and Techniques in
Calculus *MATH 5346
Concepts and Techniques in
Problem Solving MATH 5347
Concepts
and Techniques in Modeling and Applications MATH 5352
Concepts
and Techniques in Precalculus MATH 5380 Seminar—Study of Current Topics in Mathematics MATH 5392 Selected Topics in Mathematics *For students entering the program in Fall 2012, Math 5346 will be a required course option and not an elective course.

For
a (tentative) schedule of course offerings in the MA program click
here.
Admission Requirements:
(see UTA Admissions)
For regular admissions deadlines please go here.
For further information and application forms, visit the website of the Office of Graduate Studies.