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Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction with a Specialization in Mathematics Education Online

This online M.Ed. C&I program is designed to prepare instructional leaders to serve a diverse population in classroom and other settings.

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About the Program

This online M.Ed. C&I program is designed to prepare instructional leaders to serve a diverse population in classroom and other settings.

The UTRGV M.Ed. in C&I with a specialization in Mathematics Education provides the skill set needed to become a mathematics instructional leader to serve a diverse population, especially the English language learner.

Career outcomes range from school district administrator to curriculum specialist, coordinator and instructional coach.

UTRGV is a collaborative partner in the Texas Regional Collaborative in Science and Math, which promotes mentoring and professional development in science & math instruction.

Courses

Advanced study in the specialization of life-span development theories to human behavior, learning and cognition. Includes specific models of cognition and relevant research. This course includes the nature of needs of people at all developmental levels from prenatal through old age.
This course covers learning theories related to the mathematics teaching at all levels. Topics include best practices based on research, and the development of materials that support the learning of mathematics through the use of technology and other "tools". Students will be introduced to pedagogical strategies that have the best chance to foster mathematics understanding.
This course examines approaches in developing, implementing and evaluating curricula. Principles and practices in the production and use of curriculum frameworks, guides, textbooks, technologies and other curriculum materials will be included.
This course covers learning theories related to the teaching of school algebra, as well as strategies for teaching algebraic concepts. Topics include best practices based on research, development of materials for supporting the learning of foundational algebraic concepts. Students will utilize technology and tools.
This course covers learning theories related to learning geometry, as well as strategies for teaching geometric concepts. Topics include best practices based on research, and the development of materials that support the learning of geometric concepts through the use of technology and other "tools".
This course will include studies of prominent issues and problems related to mathematics education and curriculum development. Topics include multicultural mathematics education, gender and ethnicity issues regarding mathematics, analysis of learning in the mathematics classroom, using the internet to enrich the teaching of math and review of recent research in mathematics education.
A survey of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research designed to introduce students to educational research. This course will include research design, literature review, critiquing research, and action research.
Analyzing historical and sociocultural forces of education with regard to education through philosophical, sociological, historical and anthropological perspectives.
An introduction to basic concepts, techniques and issues in assessment of student learning and learning environments. (Prescribed elective for all students who do not have a required assessment course in their specialization)
Supervised project in science education that will include design of an original project and the writing of a formal report in an acceptable publication format. This course is usually taken during the last semester of study and is taken only by non-thesis students.
Advanced study in the specialization of life-span development theories to human behavior, learning and cognition. Includes specific models of cognition and relevant research. This course includes the nature of needs of people at all developmental levels from prenatal through old age.
This course covers learning theories related to the mathematics teaching at all levels. Topics include best practices based on research, and the development of materials that support the learning of mathematics through the use of technology and other "tools". Students will be introduced to pedagogical strategies that have the best chance to foster mathematics understanding.
This course examines approaches in developing, implementing and evaluating curricula. Principles and practices in the production and use of curriculum frameworks, guides, textbooks, technologies and other curriculum materials will be included.
This course covers learning theories related to the teaching of school algebra, as well as strategies for teaching algebraic concepts. Topics include best practices based on research, development of materials for supporting the learning of foundational algebraic concepts. Students will utilize technology and tools.
This course covers learning theories related to learning geometry, as well as strategies for teaching geometric concepts. Topics include best practices based on research, and the development of materials that support the learning of geometric concepts through the use of technology and other "tools".
This course will include studies of prominent issues and problems related to mathematics education and curriculum development. Topics include multicultural mathematics education, gender and ethnicity issues regarding mathematics, analysis of learning in the mathematics classroom, using the internet to enrich the teaching of math and review of recent research in mathematics education.
A survey of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research designed to introduce students to educational research. This course will include research design, literature review, critiquing research, and action research.
Analyzing historical and sociocultural forces of education with regard to education through philosophical, sociological, historical and anthropological perspectives.
An introduction to basic concepts, techniques and issues in assessment of student learning and learning environments. (Prescribed elective for all students who do not have a required assessment course in their specialization)
Supervised project in science education that will include design of an original project and the writing of a formal report in an acceptable publication format. This course is usually taken during the last semester of study and is taken only by non-thesis students.

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Tuition & Financial Aid

UT Rio Grande Valley's 100% online accelerated graduate programs offer affordable tuition, and financial aid is available for those who qualify.

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*We estimate that tuition and fees will total no more than the rates shown above; however, rates are subject to change.

Financial Aid

UTRGV is an equal opportunity institution in the administration of its financial aid programs. In keeping with this policy, financial aid is extended to students without regard to race, creed, sex, national origin, veteran status, religion, age or disability. For additional information regarding funding please visit our Financial Aid for Accelerated Online Programs page.

Additional Fees

Domestic Applicant Fee: $50
International Applicant Fee: $100
Graduation Fee: $32


Admissions

Please review all the admission requirements for the Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction with a Specialization in Mathematics Education Online degree program. For specific questions or more details, contact an enrollment specialist at 1-833-887-4842.

Admissions Criteria

Online Application

Submit your application and one-time $50 application fee (for domestic applications) online.

Official Transcript

Submit transcripts from all colleges/universities

GPA

3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)