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Master of Arts in Mathematics for Teachers…
Department of Mathematics 

Incorporating the best practices in teaching mathematics to obtain a deep understanding of fundamental mathematical concepts for a unique professional development experience.

 

The master of arts program in the Department of Mathematics is designed to extend undergraduate mathematics experiences in the area of specialized mathematics content for secondary school and early college mathematics teaching. The program focuses on enhancing mathematics teaching through innovative preparation in topics grounded in secondary school and early college 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 3-hour project.

 

All students must complete the following.

 

Required Courses (6) and Project

Math 5341 Modern Geomtry

Math 5342 Concepts and Techniques in Algebra

Math 5343 Concepts and Techniques in Probability and Statistics

Math 5344 Mathematics-specific Technologies

Math 5345 Historical Approach to Real Analysis

Math 5346 Concepts and Techniques in Problem Solving

Math 5395 Project--Individual Director-Approved Research

 

Elective Courses (4)

Students must complete 12 hours of graduate mathematics electives (electives may not be chosen from Math 5375-Math 5379).

For a (tentative) schedule of course offerings in the MA program click here.

*Elective choices include, but not limited to:
Math 5300
Computer Programming and Applications
Math 5305 Statistical Methods
Math 5307 Mathematical Analysis I
Math 5333 Linear Algebra and Matrices

Math 5336
Concepts and Techniques in in Number Theory
*Elective choices include, but not limited to:
Math 5337 Concepts and Techniques
in in Calculus
Math 5340 Discrete Mathematics for 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

 


 


Admission Requirements:
(see UTA Admissions: Note that during the application process that you should choose MATHMATS as the major code for this program.)

  • For unconditional admission, there are two ways to qualify:
    • Option 1 Requirements (with GRE)
      •  B.S. or B.A. degree with at least 24 hours of Mathematics coursework and GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;
      • Minimum of 400 on the verbal and 600 on the quantitative portions of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) if taken prior to August 2011 or a minimum of 146 on the verbal and 148 on the quantitative portions of the GRE if taken after August 2011; and
      • Three favorable letters of recommendation from people familiar with the applicant's academic work and/or professional work.
    • Option 2 Requirements (without GRE)
      • B.S or B.A degree and undergraduate GPA of at least  3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
      • Certified to teach mathematics at the Secondary Level (Secondary Mathematics Certification).
      • Three favorable letters of recommendation from people familiar with the applicant's academic work and/or professional work.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for unconditional admission may be considered, after further review, for admission on a probationary basis.

Other Options:

For regular admissions deadlines please go here. 

For further information and application forms, visit the website of the Office of Graduate Studies. 

 

  Comments may be mailed to: james.alvarez@uta.edu

Last modified on: April 19, 2017 04:06 PM -0500