UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Logan Kimberly, Mathematics Masters Program

Graduate Programs

Mathematics Secondary Education

Master of Science in Education Degree


Who Should Enroll

  • Certified teachers of secondary-level mathematics with at least two years of teaching experience.

Key Features

  • Degree can be completed in three years
  • Best teaching practices and pedagogical content knowledge are emphasized
  • Emphasis on innovative use of emerging technologies

Benefits

  • Engage with other mathematics educators in a professional learning community
  • Explore new areas of mathematics to develop new curriculum for your school
  • Teach transcripted courses at your high school upon completion of the degree
  • Study content related to calculus and statistics to teach an AP course

Degree Requirements for Master of Science in Education in Mathematics

There are two different options that students can complete in order to satisfy the requirements of the degree.  They can either complete a Capstone option (34 credits) or a Research option (31 credits).  Both options require 24 credits in mathematics content work for educators as well as three credits related to emerging technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics.   The content for educators (24 credits) are offered in the summer per the schedule below.  (Housing is available on campus for summer courses.)  Technology, research and capstone electives are offered through weekend college in fall and spring.  

Summer 2020

 

Math 756: Probability

 

Math 736: Discrete Math

Summer 2021

 

Math 711: Geometry

 

Math 726: Statistics

Summer 2022

 

Math 756: Calculus

 

Math 751: Modern Algebra

 

Admission Requirements

Applicants will have teacher certification in math and at least two years of teaching experience. To be admitted, applicants will also have:

  • An earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution;
  • An overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.75 (on a four-point scale) or an average of at least 2.90 based on the last 64 semester credits (90 quarter credits) of the undergraduate program; and
  • A completed, online UW-System application received with payment of the $56 processing fee (waived for students who are not pursing a degree).

Unless otherwise indicated by the application instructions of your selected program of study, all documents are submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office, 103 David Rodli Hall, 410 S. 3rd St., River Falls, WI 54022 or by email to graduateadmissions@uwrf.edu.

Once admitted for graduate study, you will receive instructions on how to register for classes online.

For More Information

Erick Hofacker
Mathematics Department
715-425-4267
Email

Contact Us

Admissions Office
graduateadmissions@uwrf.edu
715-425-3500
M-F 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
103 David Rodli Hall