Master of Arts in Education - Science and Mathematics

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Mission

The Master of Arts in Education degree program consists of an integrated knowledge core complemented by a coherently-focused academic program tailored to meet the needs of students. Based upon the communication and service core of education, this professional degree program provides an integrated master’s degree for students pursuing a variety of career choices.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with the MAE in Science and Mathematics will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate mathematical and scientific ability and a thorough knowledge of mathematics/science.
  2. Apply mathematical and scientific knowledge in the field of mathematics/science education.
  3. Communicate both about mathematics/science and by utilizing mathematics/science.
  4. Use technology appropriately to do mathematics/science and then communicate about mathematics/science.
  5. Apply mathematical sciences, including statistics and computer use, in other disciplines.

Courses

Listed below is the course work required by the Program:

Education Core Courses - Thesis Track
EDCI 631RESEARCH DESIGN AND DATA ANALYSIS 13
EDCI 635CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT3
or EDAD 631 PUBLIC RELATIONS
MATH 533STATISTICAL METHODS AND DATA ANALYSIS 23
Master's Thesis 6
MATH 535SAMPLING TECHNIQUES 23
Elective Option
Education/Psychology Elective to be selected with advisor and approved by Graduate Committee3
Content Electives
Content Electives to be selected with advisor and approved by Graduate Committee15
Total Credits36
Education Core Courses - Scholarly Project Track
EDCI 631RESEARCH DESIGN AND DATA ANALYSIS 13
EDCI 635CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT3
or EDAD 631 PUBLIC RELATIONS
MATH 533STATISTICAL METHODS AND DATA ANALYSIS 23
Scholarly Project3
MATH 535SAMPLING TECHNIQUES 23
Elective Option 3
Education/Psychology Elective to be selected with advisor and approved by Graduate Committee
Content Electives18
Content Electives to be selected with advisor and approved by Graduate Committee
Total Credits36
1

EDCI 631 RESEARCH DESIGN AND DATA ANALYSIS, should be completed within the first 12 course credits of student’s program of study.

2

Students who have taken the undergraduate equivalent of these courses will work with their advisors and committees to determine appropriate value-added courses.