Central to Enhancing Math Instruction.
A CCSU MS in Mathematics Education for certified teachers enhances your teaching skills
to improve student learning. Acquire the tools needed for professional and classroom
- Starts every January, May, and August
- 33-credit program
- Attend full- or part-time
- Access to dedicated faculty with public school teaching experience who are invested
in students’ success
- Scholarships are available
- Financial aid is available
Elementary Teacher Track
Expand your knowledge of elementary school math topics that include number concepts,
geometry and measurement, probability and statistics, and algebraic thinking. Conduct
research and experience an in-depth examination of the development of mathematics
understanding in children and the learning and teaching of mathematics.
Middle School Teacher Track
In addition to the topics described above, earn a cross endorsement for Math Certification
in Middle School, license #229.
Certified Secondary Teachers
Enrich the knowledge and pedagogical techniques of secondary math topics that you
already have and explore advanced mathematical topics, research, trends, and teaching
technology. Develop the skills to conduct research in mathematics education and become
an active contributor to the field.
At the high school level, teachers who hold a master’s degree generally earn somewhere
in the range of $79,820 – $99,660 nationally. Compare that to the $49,060 – $61,660
they would likely make with a bachelor’s.
- Understanding of the emerging research on the psychological and intellectual development
of today’s children and adolescents
- Comprehension of the issues facing today’s learning environment and the tools that
can be used to improve student learning
- Familiarity with current research in teaching and learning mathematics and trends
- Ability to make creative contributions to the mathematics education field in writing,
by collecting data, and developing effective curriculums
- Habits of a reflective practitioner and life-long learner committed to continual improvement
in teaching and student learning
- More profound understanding of the conceptual underpinnings of the mathematics that
is taught in elementary, middle, and secondary schools today