Sample Degree Pathway for Master of Education - Curriculum and Instruction - Mathematics

This program is no longer accepting applications effective Spring 2019.
The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Mathematics Education Option is a 30-credit degree program. The program is blended with some courses taught online and some on campus. This program does not lead to a teaching license in any state. 
However, Massachusetts Educators who hold an appropriate Massachusetts Initial License (same license field and grade band) may want to refer to current DESE guidelines and consider if the content courses within this degree are applicable to their Professional License requirements:
Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education Requirement Tool

Massachusetts Professional Teacher Licensure candidates may be able to use up to 12 credits of appropriate content coursework toward their MA Professional license.

Specialization (choose 5 courses)
Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
MATH.5200Mathematical Problem Solving3
MATH.5000Discrete Structures3
MATH.5010Real Analysis*
MATH.5130Number Theory3
MATH.5210Abstract Algebra3
MATH.5230Linear Algebra3
MATH.5270Geometry3
MATH.5350History of Mathematics3
MATH.550Mathematical Modeling3
MATH.5760Statistical Programming using SAS**3
Or other math department course, 5000 level or above with permission of advisor.
*May only be taken by a candidate with an undergraduate mathematics degree.
**Pre-requisite and undergraduate statistics course
Capstone Project
Course #Course NameCr.
Total3

EDUC.6501

OR

EDUC.6530

Capstone Project: Advanced Programs


Capstone Alternative

3
Total = 30 credits.