Ignite and sustain your excitement about mathematics and learning with FPU’s master of arts in education with an emphasis in mathematics education. This program, designed for single subject teachers, provides a deeper understanding of the key mathematical concepts encountered at the secondary level, and how to teach these concepts effectively. The program emphasizes a deep and broad understanding of math taught at the high school level.
- Small class size
- Allows graduates to teach at the community college level
- Special program designed for single subject teachers
- Cohort program starting in January 2021 with special scholarship opportunities available to those who qualify under the K-16 Education Collaborative at Central, Clovis, Fresno and Sanger Unified School Districts.
Successful graduates of this program have become district math coordinators or math instructors at the community college level.
Christopher Brownell, Ph.D.
Manjula Peter Joseph, Ph.D.
- Application form and fee
- Orientation interview with program director
- Statement of intent
- One current professional reference form
- Official transcripts verifying BA/BS degree
- Letter of explanation if your GPA is under 3.0
The program is currently under revision. For update information, please contact the program director, Chris Brownell, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Required Courses (30 Units)
Master of Arts Core (required for both options)
|ED 779||Values in School and Society||3|
|EDRH 794||Thesis Introduction and Literature Review||3|
|EDRH 795||Research Methods in Education||3|
|EDRH 796||Thesis Completion||1|
Secondary School Option
Select electives from the following courses
|MTHE 724||Problem Solving in Mathematics *||2|
|MTHE 757||Contemporary Mathematics||3|
|MTHE 761||Advanced Geometry||3|
|MTHE 762||Advanced Algebra||3|
|MTHE 763||Probability and Statistics||3|
|MTHE 764||Discrete Mathematics||3|
|MTHE 765||History of Mathematics||2|
* May be repeated with program director approval