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2015-2016 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2015-2016 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Middle School Mathematics, Master of Arts in Teaching

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Program Objectives

The Master of Arts in Teaching Middle School Mathematics, a 39 credit hour program, will serve middle school teachers who already have an appropriate initial license, and who wish to complete a master’s degree program to become eligible to apply for professional licensure.

Additional Admissions Requirement

Provisional certification with advanced standing or initial license. This includes a passing score on the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) both the communications/literacy portion and the subject area portion appropriate for this program, Mathematics or Middle School Mathematics, in addition to other requirements.

Program Requirements

Upon acceptance into the program, you will complete a tentative Plan of Study in consultation with the program coordinator. You must request that any transfer credits be considered at this time. PLEASE NOTE THAT NO MORE THAN THREE COURSES TAKEN AT SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY point average overall.

Course Requirements

Total credits: 39

Additional Information and Notes

*Students whose background in mathematics is strong, may, with the permission of the program coordinator, substitute one or more of the above MSM mathematics courses with one of the listed electives below.

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