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The Graduate School

Master of Arts in Educational Mathematics Curriculum

The Master of Arts in Educational Mathematics program may be completed in two years, with substantial course work completed during the summer (see Projected Class Offerings for 2 Year Degree Completion for more information). Students also have the option to take these classes over a longer period of time, as needed. While most of the classes will be offered in a traditional format, some of the classes will be offered in a blended or web format. Classes also will be offered during the daytime and in the evening to accommodate the schedule of working teachers. Please note, the Master of Arts in Educational Mathematics program is NOT a license granting program.

Master of Arts in Educational Mathematics program

30 semester hours, following these guidelines

  1. Mathematical Processes (6 semester hours required)
    EDUC 6880 Problem Solving in Mathematics Education (3)
    EDUC 6881 Discourse in Mathematics Education (3)
    EDUC 6882 Representations in Mathematics Education (3)
  2. Mathematics from a Modern Viewpoint (15 semester hours required)
    MATH 6110 Algebraic Structures for Mathematics Teachers (3)
    MATH 6120 Probability and Statistics for Mathematics Teachers (3)
    MATH 6130 Finite Mathematics for Mathematics Teachers (3)
    MATH 6140 Number Theory for Mathematics Teachers (3)
    MATH 6150 Advanced Geometry for Mathematics Teachers (3)
    MATH 6160 Advanced Calculus for Mathematics Teachers (3)
  3. Comparative Studies in Mathematics (6 semester hours required)
    MATH 6210 Great Theorems in Mathematics (2)
    MATH 6220 Combinatorics for Mathematics Teachers (2)
    MATH 6230 Topology for Mathematics Teachers (2)
    MATH 6240 Dynamical Systems for Mathematics Teachers (2)
    MATH 6250 Game Theory for Mathematics Teachers (2)
  4. Action Research Capstone (3 semester hours)
    EDUC 6890 Mathematics Education Research Seminar (2)
    EDUC 6895 Master’s Research Project (1)
  5. Comprehensive Exams

Specialization Certificates

Clusters of courses may be taken to promote depth in three areas of mathematics. Students are able to earn more than one certificate. Enrollment in the Master of Arts in Educational Mathematics Program is NOT required to earn a certificate.

  1. Expertise in Applied Mathematics (13 semester hours)
    MATH 6130 Finite Mathematics for Mathematics Teachers (3)
    MATH 6120 Probability and Statistics for Mathematics Teachers (3)
    MATH 6220 Combinatorics for Mathematics Teachers (2)
    MATH 6240 Dynamical Systems for Mathematics Teachers (2)
    One Mathematical process course (3)
  2. Foundational Mathematics (13 semester hours)
    MATH 6140 Number Theory for Mathematics Teachers (3)
    MATH 6110 Algebraic Structures for Mathematics Teachers (3)
    MATH 6210 Great Theorems in Mathematics (2)
    MATH 6230 Topology for Mathematics Teachers (2)
    One Mathematical process course (3)
  3. Metric and Visualization (13 semester hours)
    MATH 6150 Advanced Geometry for Mathematics Teachers (3)
    MATH 6160 Advanced Calculus for Mathematics Teachers (3)
    MATH 6210 Great Theorems in Mathematics (2)
    MATH 6230 Topology for Mathematics Teachers (2)
    One Mathematical process course (3)

/ The Graduate School

The Graduate School is located in Roush Hall, room 208.

Office Hours
M-F: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Contact
p/ 614.823.3210
e/ grad@otterbein.edu

/ Graduate Education Personnel

Gaby Miller
Graduate Education Recruiter/Counselor MAT
614.823.1346
gmiller@otterbein.edu

Amy Featherstone
Graduate Education and Recruiter/Counselor MAE
614.823.3271
afeatherstone@otterbein.edu

Deb Williams
Admission and Data Management Coordinator
614-823-3270
dwilliams@otterbein.edu