# Mathematics Education M.S. Program (MSMME)

## Application Requirements

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.