The Masters of Science in Mathematics – Mathematics Education (MSMME) is a terminal degree program for secondary mathematics teachers. In addition to the application materials required by the MSU Graduate School the Mathematics Department requires:

A Personal Statement Which Shall Include

  • Submit a Personal Statement
  • A summary of the applicant’s history and current status as a mathematics teacher
  • A discussion of the applicant’s strengths and interests as a mathematics teacher
  • A description of the applicant’s goals for completing a Masters Degree in Mathematics focused on secondary mathematics education.

Preferred Academic Requirements and Experience

  • Earned BS or BA degree from a mathematics or mathematics teaching program
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Certification to teach secondary mathematics OR equivalent private school experience
  • Two or more years of teaching experience
  • A current position in high school teaching

Note: The GRE is not required for admission to this program.

Note: Applicants eligible for in-state tuition under the WRGP-WICHE program should include a brief memo declaring residency in one of the participating Western states (see http://wiche.edu/wrgp).

International Applicants

This program emphasizes the standards and practices of the U.S. education system. Teachers who work overseas in private, military, or diplomatic schools are eligible to apply.

 

Updated on: 10/04/2013.