Mathematics Education MA TRTC Initial

Master of Arts (Teaching Residents at Teachers College)

With NY State Initial Certification in Mathematics 7-12

The Teaching Residents at Teachers College program, known as TR@TC, prepares highly qualified teachers to teach in New York City public schools.

Read more and apply at Teaching Residents at Teachers College.

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Admissions Information

Displaying requirements for the Spring 2024, Summer 2024, and Fall 2024 terms.

Master of Arts

  • Points/Credits: 44
  • Entry Terms: Spring/Summer


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  • NY State Initial: Mathematics 7-12

Application Deadlines

  • Spring: N/A
  • Summer/Fall (Priority): N/A
  • Summer/Fall (Final): N/A

* *Program is not accepting applications for the 2024 cycle*

Supplemental Application Requirements/Comments

Mathematics education students seeking Master of Arts, Master of Science, and Master of Education degrees are expected to have completed at least 24 credits of undergraduate mathematics.

Requirements from the TC Catalog (AY 2023-2024)

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Master of Arts With Initial Certification

This program requires 36 points (4 points in Student Teaching). Initial Teacher Certification Master of Arts degree students and applicants should direct admissions and certification questions to Dr. Sian Zelboat (212) 678-3747or

Normally students complete 24 points in courses in mathematics and mathematics education including MSTM 4019, MSTM 5011, and History of Mathematics Education and Multiculturalism. At least 12 points in mathematics must be taken. Additionally, 4 points should be completed in Student Teaching. The remaining points  are reserved for courses in Human development, English language acquisition, Inclusive education, and History of Education and Multiculturalism..

Initial teacher certification students should refer to the program brochure for information on additional requirements for New York State teacher certification. All applicants for the M.A. degree must prepare a written project as a culminating integrative experience.

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