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MEd in Curriculum & Instruction - Mathematics

Tech-savvy aspiring mathematics teachers could apply to Concordia University - Portland's online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Mathematics program. Read on for course and program details about this online MEd.

Official Program Name:

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Mathematics

School Offering Program:

Concordia University - Portland

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Prospective students of Concordia University - Portland's Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Mathematics program will need to provide verification of a 2.8 undergraduate grade point average. They will need good listening and speaking abilities as well as a strong mathematical aptitude; previous teaching experience or education may also be useful. Applicants to Concordia University - Portland's graduate programs should have an undergraduate degree; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

Concordia University - Portland's online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Mathematics program is designed to reflect the standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). The goal of the program is to prepare mathematics education professionals who will help improve PreK-12 learning outcomes and promote their own students' mathematics proficiency and problem-solving abilities. In addition to foundational algebra and geometry principles, the program covers transformational methods and lesson planning concepts. The importance of technology in teaching mathematics is emphasized as are differentiated teaching strategies.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

30 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Concordia University - Portland's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Mathematics

Concordia University - Portland's online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction:Mathematics is a 30-credit program. Students will take four core courses, four concentration courses, and two research courses. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Concordia University - Portland to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Course Requirements (12 credit hours)

  • Developing Character Through the Curriculum
  • Theories of Teaching and Learning
  • Community of Learners
  • Contemporary Educational Thought

Concentration Course Requirements (12 credit hours)

  • Foundational Mathematics Concepts
  • Learning and Teaching Measurement and Geometry
  • Learning and Teaching Algebraic Concepts, Data Analysis and Probability
  • Transformative Mathematics in the Differentiated Classroom

Research Course Requirements (6 credit hours)

  • Educational Research
  • Students choose one of the following capstone courses:
    • Practitioner Inquiry
    • Action Research

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education: 

By the time students complete Concordia University - Portland's online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Mathematics program, they might be motivated to continue on to earn a doctoral degree as well. Doctoral degree programs might offer chances to perform educational research and pursue top-level teaching or administrative positions. Following are some logical program titles for graduates to explore:

  • Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Education with a concentration in Mathematics Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics and Science Education

Career Paths:

Completion of Concordia University - Portland's Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Mathematics program could coincide with students' readiness to apply their mathematics and teaching abilities in the field. New graduates might seek out opportunities in businesses, schools, or children's agencies. Examples of potential job titles include:

  • PreK-12 mathematics program director
  • Higher education mathematics instructor
  • PreK-12 mathematics curriculum director
  • STEM lead grant writer
  • Mathematics tutor

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