Master of Arts: Teaching Mathematics
Prepare 21st Century Students for Their Future
- Focuses upon effective pedagogies from the real world context of teaching subject matter curriculum.
- Inquires into current issues, trends, and research in math education in the context of meeting the learning needs of diverse student populations.
- Plan of study addresses practices that promote social justice and equity.
- Develops innovative math educators who are confident leaders in their field.
- Project work focuses on engaging and meeting the learning needs of at-risk urban youth.
- Program designed to meet the needs of working educators who desire to support students to “fulfill personal ambitions and career goals in an ever-changing world” (NCTM, 2000).
Frequently Asked Questions:
What does this degree allow you to do?
- Become an innovative, confident math educator with focus on effective models from the real world context of teaching subject matter curriculum.
- Demonstrate the ability to meet the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics standards through the development of an electronic portfolio.
What are the unique features of Touro's Mathematics program?
- Programs run on site in your district for most cohorts one night per week.
- Touro recognizes the prior graduate work you did to become credentialed. With a valid California Teaching Credential, 18 units earns a Master's degree.
- Cohort model used with strong support network and accessibility to instructors.
How long does the program take?
- One year to complete the 18 unit program and 5 semesters to complete the 30 unit program.
How much does it cost?
- 18 units x $580 per unit=$10,440 or 30 x $580=$17,400
- Books=$300; no software needed
- Financial aid is available
Can you transfer credits to the program?
- Up to 12 credits can be transferred, upon department approval.
Location of classes?
- Classes are held locally in your school districts, when cohorts can be formed. Otherwise, we find a location near you.
When do classes meet?
- Classes meet once per week, from 4:30 to 9 PM.
18 Unit Credential Completion Option – One Year to Complete
To participate in this program, you must have earned at least 12 units of graduate work prior to admission.
9 Units in Math Emphasis:
EDUC 734: Mathematics Seminar: The Differentiated Classroom
EDUC 729: Math Lab: Assessment and Intervention
EDUC 735: Advanced Mathematics Seminar
EDUC 783: Assessing Mathematical Understanding
9 Units of Research:
EDUC 710: Introduction to Research for Educators
EDUC 716: Reading/Writing Educational Literature
EDUC 795: Master’s Thesis/Project Seminar
12 Units of Teacher Preparation Course Work:
These courses are selected in consultation with your program adviser.
They are electives and exempt from the Credential completion program.
Pamela Redmond, Ed.D
Graduate Studies Program Chair and Professor
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