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In the Department of Mathematics, Science & Technology
Initial Certification & Transitional B, MA
The Program in Mathematics offers a Master of Arts degree program leading to New York State initial certification in teaching secondary mathematics (grades 7 – 12). This state approved program can be completed with a minimum of 36 credits through full-time study in one academic year and a dual summer session.
Required coursework includes a minimum of 12 credits in mathematics content, 8 credits in mathematics education (theory and methods), 8 credits in general professional education, and 4 credits in student teaching. Given that degree requirements include specified courses and course categories, students in the MA program are expected to study and discuss with academic advisors the Program Guide available online.