Fredonia's graduate program in mathematics education does more than just educate the
expert teachers of tomorrow. We nurture the wonderment of mathematics' relationship
to the world around us so that the love of learning will become a lifelong affair. Completion
of this program meets the advanced degree requirement for individuals seeking Professional
Certification in New York State to teach mathematics at the Middle Childhood level (grades 5  9) or at the Adolescence level (grades 7  12).
Program Outline
 A course in research methods
 A minimum of three courses covering three of the following categories:
 historical, philosophical or comparative foundations of education  design and evaluation of mathematics curricula  instructional methods  use of educational technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics  psychological foundations of education
 A minimum of four courses covering four of the following categories:
 algebra or analysis  geometry or topology  number theory, probability or statistics  history or philosophy of mathematics  applications of mathematics  any approved course in mathematics
 MAED 602 Mathematics Education Seminar
 MAED 690 Graduate Project
Total Credit Hours for Program Completion: 30


REQUIREMENTS
 NYS Initial Certification in Mathematics/Adolescence Education, with a bachelor's
degree in mathematics and coursework equivalent to:
MATH 210 Discrete Mathematics MATH 223 University Calculus III MATH 323 Intermediate Real Analysis MATH 331 Abstract Algebra At least two of the following courses: MATH 341 Geometry MATH 381 History of Mathematics STAT 350 Probability and Statistics
 or 
 NYS Initial Certification in Mathematics/Middle Childhood Education, with a bachelor's
degree in mathematics and coursework equivalent to:
MATH 123 University Calculus II MATH 210 Discrete Mathematics MATH 231 LInear Algebra MATH 341 Geometry MATH 381 History of Mathematics MAED 301, 302, and 303 Mathematics for School Teachers I, II, and III A statistics course
 GRE scores. (Starting Fall 2015)
 Undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or above. (Starting Fall 2015)
 A completed graduate application
CONTACTS
Dr. Keary Howard, Program Coordinator Keary.Howard@fredonia.edu
Department of Mathematical Sciences Website
