UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Math-Graduate

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

  • May be completed in as few as three years.
  • Teachers who are interested in the program may take courses without committing to the degree.

Degree Requirements for Master of Science in Education in Mathematics

Students are required to take 24 credits (six courses) in core mathematics (content coursework), a course on integrating emerging technology in the middle and high school classroom, and write an independent curriculum research paper (thesis). The research paper is supported by a required course in research technology.

Area of Specialization - Mathematics, 24 graduate credits
The Mathematics courses are offered in two, consecutive four-week sessions during the summer. Classes are repeated every three years.

MATH 711 Geometry for Educators, 4 credits
MATH 726 Statistics for Educators, 4 credits
MATH 736 Discrete Math for Educators, 4 credits
MATH 751 Modern Algebra for Educators, 4 credits
MATH 756 Probability for Educators, 4 credits
MATH 766 Calculus for Educators, 4 credits

Emerging Technology Course

MATH 705 Integrating Emerging Technologies in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics, 3 credits

Independent Curriculum Research

TED 760 Methods in Research, 3 credits

Additional Admission Requirements

In addition to the graduate student Admission Requirements, applicants will also have:

  • Teacher certification in Math
  • Two years of Math teaching experience

Contact Us

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