College of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Sciences2012-2013
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics Education, Master of Science
This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
What Can I Do with a Master of Science in Mathematics Education?
With further education, one of these paths is possible:
- Community college instructor
- Middle school educator
- High school educator
- District level Mathematics specialist
To receive a master’s degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject areas, consisting of at least 30 units of graduate-level courses. (Many master’s degree programs require more than 30 units.)
You must additionally complete:
- All requirements for your specific academic plan(s). This may include a thesis.
- All graduate work with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.
- All work toward the master’s degree must be completed within six consecutive years. The six years begins with the semester and year of admission to the program.
In addition to University Requirements:
- Complete individual plan requirements.
|Minimum Units for Completion||36|
|Additional Admission Requirements||Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.|
|Comprehensive Exam||Comprehensive Exam is required.
|Program of Study||View Program of Study|
Additional Admission Requirements
- Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
Take the following 36 units:
Five mathematics content courses:
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.