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Graduate Catalog 2017/2018


Mathematics Education (AMA)

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Master of Arts (M.A.)
CIP Code: 13.1311
College of Education (EJ)
Total Minimum Program Hours Required (Post Bachelor's Degree): 33

Contact Information:
College of Education
Teaching and Learning Department (EDI)
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa FL  33620

Program Director or Coordinator:
College of Education
Phone: 813-974-1804
Email:

Website: http://www.coedu.usf.edu/main/departments/seced/Math/Math.htm


Faculty Search: Education Faculty List


Major Information


This degree is designed primarily for secondary school teachers desiring to improve their skills in the teaching of mathematics to secondary students.

 

Accreditation Information:

Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools.

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Admissions Information

Admission Deadlines

Major Priority Deadline

Fall: ---
Spring: ---
Summer: ---

Graduate Admission Application Deadlines

MASTER'S AND
EDUCATION SPECIALIST DEGREES

Admission for
Fall Semester

Admission for
Spring Semester

Admission for
Summer Semester

  • Applications received by the Priority Deadline will receive maximum consideration. 
  • Applications received after the Priority deadline, but by the Final University Deadline, are considered on a space available basis. 
  • Applications must be complete with all required information by the stated deadline.  Any application materials received after the deadline may be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Check with the Graduate Major Director for availability or to discuss options for admission in a subsequent term. 

Priority Deadline
(for funding and consideration)

Refer to Specific Major

Refer to Specific Major

Refer to Specific Major

Final University Deadline
Domestic
Applicants

June 1

October 15

February 15

Final University Deadline
International
Applicants

June 1

September 15

February 15

DOCTORATE DEGREES

Admission for
Fall Semester

Admission for
Spring Semester

Admission for
Summer Semester

  • Applications received by the Priority Deadline will receive maximum consideration. 
  • Applications received after the Priority deadline, but by the Final University Deadline, are considered on a space available basis. 
  • Applications must be complete with all required information by the stated deadline.  Any application materials received after the deadline may be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Check with the Graduate Major Director for availability or to discuss options for admission in a subsequent term. 

Priority Deadline
(for funding and consideration)

Refer to Specific Major

Refer to Specific Major

Refer to Specific Major

Final University Deadline
Domestic
Applicants

February 15

October 15

February 15

Final University Deadline
International
Applicants

February 15

September 15

February 15


Admission Requirements

You must comply with general University policies and meet general University Admission requirements in addition to those listed below.

Not open for admissions.

Admissions Status: Apply

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Major Requirements

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Mathematics Education Degree program is currently available at the middle grades (5-9) level and secondary grades (6-12). Please check the Mathematics Education website for an update as well as other sections of this catalog.

Please be advised that program and/or course requirements are subject to change, per state legislative mandates, Florida State Department of Education program approval standards, and accreditation criteria.

REQUIRED COURSES

 

Credits

CORE REQUIREMENTS

9

Plan I Option
EDF6432
EDF6481
EDF6211 OR
  EDF6215


Foundations of Measurement
Foundations of Education Research
Psychological Foundations of Education
Learning Principles Applied to Instruction


3
3
3
3

Current Trends
MAE6136


Current Trends in Secondary School Mathematics


3

 

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS

18

Graduate level mathematics courses to be approved by the student's advisor.
Courses with the following prefixes are acceptable: MAA, MAD, MAE, MAP, MAT, MHF, and STA

Elective: 3 hours of mathematics education


3

 

COMPREHENSIVE EXAM REQUIREMENTS

The comprehensive examination will consist of a written and/or oral examination in the concentration area.

 

MINIMUM TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS

33

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College Degree Requirements

Refer to the College Section of theGraduate Catalog for College requirements and information.

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USF Degree Requirements

See USF Degree Requirements —
http://www.grad.usf.edu/policies.php

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Financial Assistance


Financial Aid

Fellowships & Scholarships

Graduate Assistantships

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Registration Process

First, contact your graduate advisor for guidance courses to register for. Obtain any electronic course permit if necessary. Register for the new student orientation online at http://www.grad.usf.edu/orientation.php. Then go to http://oasis.usf.edu/ the link to OASIS, USF's on-line registration system to register for your classes. Follow the directions given on-line.

To access online course materials, students must have a USF NetID (e-mail account). Please visit: https://netid.usf.edu/una/ to obtain your NetID.

New students, including those studying online, may obtain a USFCard. Please visit: http://www.usf.edu/it/class-prep/usf-card.aspx to obtain your USFCard.

Tuition and fees: Fees are determined by the level of the course. Please visit Cash Accounting, Controller's Office, for information on tuition and fees.

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Graduate Course Information

Use the list below to lookup graduate courses related to this program in the USF Course Inventory:

EDF6432, EDF6481, EDF6211, MAE6136,