The program is ideal for someone who (1) already holds a bachelor's degree in math, science, or engineering, (2) wants to become a certified and licensed middle or high school math teacher, and (3) desires to earn a master's degree. It is perfectly suited for those who can devote 15-20 hours per week to their studies, and ideal candidates include unlicensed mathematics substitute teachers, career changers, retired military, and others who feel the call to teach.
If you already have a mathematics background, you can become a licensed teacher and earn a master's degree. The M.A. in Teaching, Mathematics, combines teacher licensure and a master's degree in a program that trains you to become a highly-qualified teacher and includes supervised practice teaching in an actual classroom setting. As a master's program, it includes additional training in research and your choice of instructional design, management and innovation, measurement, or technology integration.
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