Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics Admissions

A. Application essay. 

B. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test scores.

C. A bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or the equivalent (see below) with a minimum of 36 credits in Mathematics* with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 and a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all Mathematics studies.

D. One year of college-level study of a foreign language with a grade of “C” or better (this may include American Sign Language).

E. Three letters of recommendation. Two of the three recommendations must be from faculty with whom you have completed a course of study at the college level. It would be preferable that these faculty be in the area of your major.

F. In those cases where the departmental admissions committee deems it desirable, personal interviews with departmental representatives may be necessary.


*These 36 credits must include courses in single and multivariable calculus, linear algebra, and at least two of the following four more advanced subjects: abstract and/or applied algebra; analysis or advanced calculus; geometry, including non-Euclidean geometry; probability and/or statistics. You must also have taken at least one mathematics course that significantly uses computers and/or graphing calculators.