MST in Adolescence Education: Mathematics
The Adolescence Education, Mathematics program (MST in Mathematics Education) skillfully combines adolescent grade level content with practical, research-based skills in how to effectively teach math in a variety of contexts. Graduates will know how to create engaging lessons all in alignment with Common Core standards. It requires completion of a bachelor’s degree (with equivalent major coursework) in Mathematics.
The Adolescence Education, Mathematics 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 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.