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.

Program is not accepting applications for the 2024 cycle.

Master of Arts

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

Certification

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  • NY State Initial: Mathematics 7-12

Application Deadlines

Entry Term AvailablePriority DeadlinesFinal DeadlinesExtended Deadlines
SpringNovember 15, 2023November 15, 2023N/A
SummerJanuary 15, 2024January 15, 2024N/A
FallN/AN/AN/A

Select programs remain open beyond our standard application deadlines, such as those with an extended deadline or those that are rolling (open until June or July). If your program is rolling or has an extended deadline indicated above, applications are reviewed as they are received and on a space-available basis. We recommend you complete your application as soon as possible as these programs can close earlier if full capacity has been met.

Application Requirements

 Requirement
 Online Degree Application, including Statement of Purpose and Resume
 Transcripts and/or Course-by-Course Evaluations for all Undergraduate/Graduate Coursework Completed
 Results from an accepted English Proficiency Exam (if applicable)
 $75 Application Fee
 Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
 Supplemental application required (included in online application)
 GRE General Test (Recommended)
 *Program is not accepting applications for the 2024 cycle*

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)

Displaying catalog information for the Fall 2023, Spring 2024 and Summer 2024 terms.

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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 sez2105@tc.columbia.edu.

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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