Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 
    Nov 28, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, Concentration in Teaching, M.S.

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This program is designed for teachers and aspiring teachers with an undergraduate degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education who wish to obtain an advanced degree that will make them more qualified and marketable as mathematics teachers at the high school and junior college level. This would also be appropriate for those seeking to enroll in a doctoral program in Mathematics Education or Mathematics. The major elements of the program are (i) mathematics education courses that are specifically designed to address current needs of teachers of secondary mathematics in Georgia and (ii) advanced mathematics courses which promote a greater depth of understanding of concepts relevant to in-class teaching. The Department of Mathematics has graduate faculty with expertise in Mathematics Education and Mathematics who will lead the students in these areas.

Degree Requirements

A candidate for the M.S. Degree with Concentration in Teaching must complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate work approved by the department graduate committee. These include:

  • Required Courses (9 semester hours)
  • Electives (21 semester hours)
  • Comprehensive Examination
  • Each candidate for the Concentration in Teaching must perform satisfactorily on a final comprehensive examination.

Total Program: 30 Hours

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