Majors & Minors

Mathematics Education

Graduate
The Department of Secondary Education offers two graduate degree programs in mathematics education:

The Adolescence Education Program with Middle Childhood Extension for teaching mathematics is designed to meet changes based on The New York State Education Department’s new regulations on Teacher Education, the National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE) standards, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards, along with Advisory Board recommendations and alumni feedback. The Mathematics Education MST program is nationally recognized by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). The program leads to Initial/Professional Adolescence Education, Mathematics (grades 7–12) with an extension for Middle Childhood Mathematics Education (grades 5–6) certification.

The Master of Science in Education, Adolescence Mathematics Education program has been designed to meet the certification regulations of The New York State Education Department, the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards, and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards, along with Advisory Board recommendations and alumni feedback. The program satisfies the academic requirements for Professional certification in Adolescence Mathematics Education 7–12.

Note: This program is not currently admitting new students; applicants interested in pursuing Professional certification in Mathematics Education 7-12 should contact the Coordinator of Graduate Admissions (graduate@potsdam.edu) to explore other options.


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