Mathematics Education (MA)
Click here for academic department program information. Click here for the Graduate Bulletin/Catalog degree program information including the program courses. Applicants are encouraged to review the information on both of these web sites.
Click here for a complete course list. Note: Students can enroll in one concentration and graduate with 39 hours (sh) or add an extra concentration with an additional 6 sh of classes.
Secondary Education Math Teaching; Community College teaching opportunities.
Information unique to Distance Education Program Admission and Enrollment:
The distance education MA in Mathematics Education program accepts applicants when new sessions are planned (via a cohort-model) at the various locations. Cohorts begin in one semester if there is sufficient interest and work through together at the same pace (two classes per term) until graduation.
Program Delivery Information:
This distance education program is delivered via limited pre-scheduled face-to-face classes with online coursework in between (called "hybrid"). The pre-scheduled face-to-face meetings may be in the evening or on a Saturday; the off-campus schedule of classes will have this information available before registration. Summer on-campus classes (in Boone) are also an option. Locations, start dates and application deadlines are provided in the Proposed Cohorts table below.
|County||Location||Semester Start||Application Deadline||Information Session* or Notes:|
|Catawba/ "Hybrid"||ASU Hickory||Fall 2013|
July 1, 2013
Dec. 19, 2012 - 4 pm - at Iredell,Statesville Schools, ADR Bldg. - Room SD2 - 410 Garflied St., Statesville, 28677.
Nov. 27, 2012 -held at ASU Center Hickory
*INFORMATION SESSION is an open meeting where faculty and staff will be present to answer questions about the program and application process.
**If you would like to receive a notification about an upcoming information session for this program, to express interest in having this program delivered at other locations or start date please complete this electronic form. Please be aware that expressions of interest are relayed to the academic departments where decisions are made about where programs will be offered.
All applicants must have
- bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
- valid North Carolina “A” level teaching license (to teach mathematics at the high school level) or equivalent from another state. If your teaching license has expired or is in process, you may apply to this program.
- undergraduate coursework that included linear algebra, geometry, and either probability or statistics. Please contact the Graduate Coordinators for further information and/or for a transcript review if you have questions about your mathematics foundation courses.
- Completed online application to graduate school
- Application Fee
- Official (sealed) transcript from each college or university attended
- Resume (uploaded as part of the online application)
- Three references (submitted as part of the online application)
- GRE (General Test) Score is required for this graduate program (see information below)
A test score (no older than 5 years) is required from either the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Miller Analogy Test (MAT). They are equally accepted. Minimum score requirements are listed in the Graduate Bulletin/Catalog.
Click here to access Graduate School application information, requirements, and the online application for admission.
Applications must be complete (online application submitted, the fee paid, and all required supporting documents received by the Graduate School) and ready for review by the applicable deadline. If it appears to be too late to apply, please contact the program manager to discuss options.
For information or questions related to the application process, please contact:
Ms. Peri David
Toll Free Phone: 800-355-4084, x 6518
Direct Phone: 828-262-6518
Dr. Trina Palmer
Toll-free Phone: 800-355-4084, x 2912
Direct Phone: 828-262-2912
Dr. Katie Mawhinney
Toll-free Phone: 800-355-4084, x 4024
Direct Phone: 828-262-4024
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Boone, NC 28608