Wayne State University

Master of Education

This program is designed for teachers who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills for teaching mathematics. The Master of Education in Mathematics may be completed in programs with orientations suitable to teachers certified for elementary or secondary teaching. The programs differ in their Mathematics and Mathematics Education requirements.

Teachers earn a Master's Degree while enhancing their knowledge and skills for teaching mathematics.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for the Master of Education program in Mathematics, applicants must present evidence of:

  1. Eligibility for a Michigan provisional teaching certificate;
  2. Undergraduate course work in mathematics appropriate to the certification level; and
  3. An overall honor point average of 2.75 or higher and at least a 3.0 honor point average in mathematics. Admission to the Master of Education program is contingent upon admission to the graduate school. Applications for the Master of Education Degree are available online or in the Academic Services Division, Room 489 Education.

Plan of Work

After you have been admitted to the Master of Education program, you should meet with a mathematics education advisor to complete your Plan of Work. Your Plan of Work must be submitted to the Graduate Education Office for approval prior to completion of 12 semester hours of graduate course work.

Student Teaching / Practicum / Internship

Student must take and pass both their major and minor content area exams prior to student teaching.  Your student teaching placement will be arranged through the Office of Field Experience, Room 221, Education Building