The Teaching emphasis of the Mathematic Master of Arts degree is offered mostly online, with scheduled online sessions, plus some Summer coursework on campus (Greeley, Colorado) in July each year. You can complete the program in just two years.
Completion of this degree requires 30 credit hours. For an example of upcoming courses, visit the Current Students page. Note: the Current Students page is for students in this program and those in the Mathematics Graduate Certificate program.
Students must take at least 12 credit hours from the following:
Students must take at least six credit hours from the following:
Instead of a comprehensive exam, you must take one of the following courses (also listed above in groups A & B) to guide you in selecting a problem, creating a literature review, and devising a plan for an Action Research Project: MATH 599 Mathematics Action Research Project Seminar (3) or MED 599 Action Research Project Seminar (3)
For full details, see the official program listing in the UNC Graduate Catalog. Please note that additional course options may be listed in the catalog description that are no longer offered.
Jodie Novak, PhD
“This program challenged me both personally and professionally. I feel like I have been molded into a more well-rounded educator, and not just in the field of mathematics.”
– Josh Urich, program graduate
“Learning to analyze the effectiveness of my teaching has not only been rewarding for me, but for my colleagues and ultimately my students.”
– Amanda Manley, program graduate
“The Math MA: Teaching program helps teachers see that ALL students are capable of achieving at a high level, and gives them the strategies and content knowledge to get the students there.”
– Kelly Shank, program graduate