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Mathematics MA – Teaching Emphasis – Online + Greeley Summer Visits

Get Started – This Program Begins Each Summer Term

U.S. applicants (outside of Colorado) for online programs: please be sure to check your eligibility by state of residence.

Application Deadline:

The online program accepts applications year round. The Priority Application Deadline for each Summer start is March 1, but please check with the Program Coordinator about space if you would like to apply past the priority application deadline.

The Application Process

You will apply to the program and then submit additional materials:

  1. Apply to the UNC Graduate School
    • Choose Mathematics:Teaching-MA (Extended Campus) as your academic program of interest on the application.
    • Follow all graduate school application steps for the application fee and submission of official copies of your transcripts (GRE scores are NOT required for this program).
    • International applicants: please read the additional directions below.
  2. You will then continue in the system (or log back in later) to submit the following:
    • One professional letter of recommendation - the system will help you initiate a request to be sent to this person.
    • A statement/essay of approximately 500 words addressing your professional goals, your interest in pursuing a Mathematics Master of Arts with an emphasis in Teaching, and a summary of your current teaching position in which you would be able to apply the practical coursework elements. (Please contact the Program Coordinator if you do not have a current teaching position.)
    • Proof of teaching licensure / certification, if you have one.

Once you apply to the UNC Graduate School and your application packet is complete, your application will be reviewed by the graduate school then sent to the faculty/program for an admission decision. A completed application typically takes four to six weeks to process.

International Applicants

All international (non-U.S. citizen) applicants should mark Yes for "Are you an international student?" at the beginning of the graduate application process. In addition to any application steps listed above, you will also need to prepare the following for your application:

  • Demonstration of Language proficiency – either a Qualifying test score (TOEFL IBT: 80, IELTS: 6.5, PTE-A: 60) or a petition for exemption. UNC's institutional code for TOEFL is 4074.
  • Copy of passport bio/photo page * 
  • Financial Documentation * # – we will need to verify that you can pay the estimated costs (tuition, fees, room, board, insurance, books, supplies, travel) for the time you will be in the U.S. Those applying to programs that last longer than 1 year will only need to provide proof for the first year at the time of application.

* = Items marked with * are only required for applicants who will be coming to the United States.

# = Items marked with # are not required with your initial application. You will submit them after you have been admitted to UNC.

For more information about UNC International Admissions and the UNC Center for International Education, please visit the International Admissions site, email international@unco.edu, or call 970-351-2831.

Snapshot

Credits Required:
30
Time to Completion:
2 years
Tuition:
$520/credit hour

Delivery Options:

Program Coordinator:

Jodie Novak, PhD

970-351-2463

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What Students Say

“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