Online Master of Arts in Secondary Mathematics

Online Master of Arts in Secondary Mathmatics

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Offered by:
J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Program at a Glance

  • 100 Percent Online  
  • 30 Credit hours
  • GRE Exempt
  • For secondary teachers with teaching licensure

Estimated Cost

  • $409.94 Tuition
  • $2.70 Library Fee
  • $10.48 Network & Data Systems Fee
  • $30 Off-Campus fee
*Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2016 rates for students studying completely online. If an online student takes a course on campus, tuition and fees will differ.

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Advance Your Career, Deepen Your Knowledge

The online master’s degree program from the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is designed to develop a deeper knowledge of mathematics leading to a graduate degree, which can help teachers move forward in their profession.

To earn this degree, students must complete 30 credit hours, including at least 12 hours of graduate mathematics, up to 6 hours of graduate education, up to 6 hours of professional development, and 3 to 6 hours of independent study and research. Students must also complete a portfolio documenting each of the program’s components.


Required Mathematics Courses

  • MATH 5013, Abstract Algebra with Connections to School Mathematics
  • MATH 5023, Geometry with Connections to School Mathematics
  • MATH 5033, Advanced Calculus with Connections to School Mathematics Teaching
  • MATH 5053, Probability and Statistics with Connections to School Mathematics

Recommendations for earning up to six hours in graduate education courses:

  • CIED 5483, Teaching Mathematics
  • CIED 6013, Curriculum Development
  • CIED 6023, Instructional Theory
  • CIED 6033, Content Specific Pedagogy
  • CIED 6043, Analysis of Teacher Education
  • CIED 6053, Advanced Assessment

Professional Development Experience

There are possibilities for up to six hours in professional development experiences. Students can earn up to six hours toward this degree by participation in multiple-day professional development workshops and institutes such as those in Advanced Placement mathematics or statistics or International Baccalaureate mathematics. Credit for such participation requires validation by an essay that describes the experience and how this enhances the student’s work as a teacher.