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2022-2023 EIU Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 EIU Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics Secondary Education Online Option

Program Mission for the Master of Arts in Mathematics with Secondary Education Online Option: The Option in Secondary Mathematics Education offers a 32-hour online curriculum that strengthens the professional preparation of secondary ed teachers, creates reflective practitioners, and provides mathematics content to enable teaching dual credit courses. Special courses required by the option allow students to share their experiences and to revitalize their teaching methods. The degree can be completed in 2.5 years. The option does not lead to teacher licensure.

Admission Requirements: To be eligible for degree candidacy, applicants must meet all the requirements for admission to the Graduate School (see “Admission to Graduate Degree and Certificate Programs”). Additional requirements include completing the program application in MyEIU, providing evidence of successful completion of an accredited teacher licensure program in mathematics or a related field. Two years teaching experience is highly recommended.

Degree Audit: The graduate plan of study is the EIU Degree Audit, which is generated automatically at the time of degree or certificate candidacy. Modifications of the standard EIU Degree Audit are submitted by the graduate coordinator to the certification officer in the Graduate School at the time modifications are approved. The Degree Audit serves as an unofficial summary of requirements for the program. Degree and certificate candidates are advised to review the comprehensive summary of the Degree Audit process specified on the “Requirements for All Degree and Certificate Candidates” section of the Graduate Catalog. Individual programs may require candidates to submit plans of study in addition to the Degree Audit, candidates should consult with the program coordinator.


Degree Requirements

Candidates for the Master of Arts in Mathematics with Mathematics Secondary Education Option must complete a minimum of 32 semester hours. Additionally, candidates must complete an action research project. Students may take no more than nine credit hours of courses numbered 4750-4999