# Master of Arts in Mathematics Education

**30-36 credits**

The master of arts in mathematics education provides opportunities for elementary, middle school, and high school teachers to examine various issues related to the teaching and learning of mathematics while continuing to develop their own mathematical content knowledge.

## Concentration 1: Elementary and middle school mathematics, 30 credits

### Content knowledge for teaching mathematics, 12 credits from

Choose four courses from

MATH 614 | Algebraic Reasoning | 3 |

MATH 615 | Number Concepts and Number Theory | 3 |

MATH 616 | Rational Numbers and Proportional Reasoning | 3 |

MATH 623 | Probability, Data Analysis and Statistical Reasoning | 3 |

MATH 640 | Measurement Concepts and Geometric Reasoning | 3 |

### Research and pedagogical knowledge for teaching mathematics, 12 credits

MATH 690 | Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics Education | 3 |

MATH 693 | Teaching Mathematics through Problem Solving | 3 |

MATH 694 | Research Methods in Mathematics Education | 3 |

MATH 696 | Action Research in Mathematics Education | 3 |

### Electives in content or pedagogical knowledge for teaching mathematics, 6 credits (as approved by advisor) from

MATH 614 | Algebraic Reasoning | 3 |

MATH 615 | Number Concepts and Number Theory | 3 |

MATH 616 | Rational Numbers and Proportional Reasoning | 3 |

MATH 623 | Probability, Data Analysis and Statistical Reasoning | 3 |

MATH 631 | Technology for Mathematics Teachers | 3 |

MATH 632 | Assessment in Mathematics Education | 3 |

MATH 640 | Measurement Concepts and Geometric Reasoning | 3 |

MATH 641 | Topics in Geometry | 3 |

MATH 680 | Special Studies in the Teaching of Mathematics | 1 TO 6 |

MATH 695 | Mathematics Learners and Learning | 3 |

MATH 697 | Mathematics Teacher Leadership 1 | 3 |

Total Credit Hours: 30

## Concentration 2: Secondary mathematics, 30-32 credits

### Content knowledge for teaching mathematics, 12 credits

MATH 511 | Abstract Algebra 1 | 3 |

MATH 570 | Intermediate Analysis | 3 |

MATH 623 | Probability, Data Analysis and Statistical Reasoning | 3 |

MATH 641 | Topics in Geometry | 3 |

### Electives in content knowledge for teaching mathematics, 3-8 credits (as approved by advisor) from the following

MATH 516 | Theory of Numbers | 3 |

MATH 560 | History of Mathematics | 3 |

MATH 612 | Abstract Algebra 2 | 3 |

MATH 615 | Number Concepts and Number Theory | 3 |

MATH 620 | Probability and Random Variables | 4 |

MATH 621 | Theory of Statistics | 4 |

MATH 645 | Topology 1 | 3 |

MATH 677 | Complex Variables 1 | 3 |

### Research and pedagogical knowledge for teaching mathematics, 12 credits

MATH 690 | Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics Education | 3 |

MATH 693 | Teaching Mathematics through Problem Solving | 3 |

MATH 694 | Research Methods in Mathematics Education | 3 |

MATH 696 | Action Research in Mathematics Education | 3 |

### Electives in pedagogical knowledge for teaching mathematics, 0-3 credits (as approved by advisor) from

MATH 631 | Technology for Mathematics Teachers | 3 |

MATH 632 | Assessment in Mathematics Education | 3 |

MATH 695 | Mathematics Learners and Learning | 3 |

MATH 697 | Mathematics Teacher Leadership 1 | 3 |

Total Credit Hours: 30-32

## Concentration 3: Elementary/middle school mathematics specialist, 36 credits

### Content knowledge for teaching mathematics, 15 credits

MATH 614 | Algebraic Reasoning | 3 |

MATH 615 | Number Concepts and Number Theory | 3 |

MATH 616 | Rational Numbers and Proportional Reasoning | 3 |

MATH 623 | Probability, Data Analysis and Statistical Reasoning | 3 |

MATH 640 | Measurement Concepts and Geometric Reasoning | 3 |

### Pedagogical knowledge for teaching mathematics, 12 credits

MATH 632 | Assessment in Mathematics Education | 3 |

MATH 690 | Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics Education | 3 |

MATH 693 | Teaching Mathematics through Problem Solving | 3 |

MATH 695 | Mathematics Learners and Learning | 3 |

### Research, 3 credits

MATH 694 | Research Methods in Mathematics Education | 3 |

### Leadership knowledge and skills, 6 credits

MATH 697 | Mathematics Teacher Leadership 1 | 3 |

MATH 698 | Mathematics Teacher Leadership 2 | 3 |

Total Credit Hours: 36

*Students who complete concentration 3 are eligible to apply for the Indiana Elementary Mathematics Specialist License.*