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Location:

Multidisciplinary Studies Building (MS)

MS 4.01.76

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

8 A.M. - 5 P.M.

Contact US:

Phone: (210) 458-4331

Fax: (210) 458-4332

Graduate Admissions Questions
Email: GraduateAdmissions@utsa.edu

To Submit Electronic Documents:
Email: graduate.documents@utsa.edu

Mathematics Education (M.S.)

Basic Degree Information/Description

 In addition to satisfying the University-wide graduate admission requirements, a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Mathematics or Statistics or a closely related field is highly recommended as preparation. Students who do not qualify for unconditional admission should anticipate that additional undergraduate and/or graduate coursework may be required to complete the degree. It is recommended that the applicant submit two letters of reference, preferably from those who can speak to the applicant’s mathematical abilities.

Why pursue a M.S. in Mathematics Education from UTSA?

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education magazine acknowledged UTSA as one of the nation’s “top STEM degree producers” in August 2013. UTSA’s Mathematics and Statistics programs were ranked 12th nationally for the number of master’s degrees awarded to minority students during the 2011-2012 academic year.

Degree Requirements

  • Degree candidates are required to successfully complete 36 semester credit hours.
  • For a complete list of degree requirements please see the Graduate Catalog.

Admission Prerequisites:

 Required Degree Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Mathematics or a closely related field is highly recommended as preparation.
Other Degree Requirements  None.
Application Requirements:
 General University Requirements Must meet university wide requirements.
 Application A completed a Graduate School application.
 Transcripts Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.
 Resume or Curriculum Vitae Not required.
 Letters of Recommendation Two letters of reference, preferably from those who can speak to the applicant’s mathematical abilities.
 Statement of Purpose Applicants must submit a personal statement describing how an M.S. in Mathematics Education will advance the applicant's personal and professional goals.
Test Scores Not required.
 Evaluation of Foreign Credentials All applicants including non-U.S. citizens (International), U.S. citizens (Domestic), or permanent residents who have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions are required to submit an evaluation from an approved Foreign Credential Agency of transcripts from all foreign institutions attended. If official transcripts are used in the foreign credential evaluation, the official transcript requirement will be considered met. However, if unofficial documents are used in the foreign credential evaluation, final official transcripts must be sent to UTSA.
  • An approved evaluation requires a detailed course-by-course evaluation. Summaries will not be accepted.
  • The Foreign Credentials Service of America (FCSA) is a private corporation that provides evaluations of foreign school credentials. The application is available at: Application for Credentials Evaluation.
 International Applicants Must meet international graduate student admission requirements
  • IELTS: Minimum score of 6.5.
  • TOEFL: Minimum scores of 79 or 60 for Internet or paper versions, respectively.
 Other

None.

Contact Information

Graduate Advisor of Record: Priya Prasad, Ph.D.
Email Address: priya.prasad@utsa.edu
Telephone: (210) 458-7484

Degree Website: http://math.utsa.edu/academics/  

Degree Catalog Link: https://catalog.utsa.edu/graduate/sciences/mathematics/#mathematics-education-ms

Course Scheduling and Offerings

This program is housed on UTSA’s Main campus.