Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics

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Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics

This coed, hybrid program is designed for K-8 educators who wish to deepen their mathematical content and pedagogical knowledge, build leadership skills, and earn a master’s degree. Course assignments have immediate application in school settings and support the work of teachers, coaches, and instructional specialists.   


Why Educators Love Mount Holyoke’s Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics Program:

Engaging Classes

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Participate in meaningful activities that push your mathematical thinking and deepen your understanding. Work with colleagues from around the world who are deeply interested in the learning and teaching of mathematics.

Accomplished Instructors

Our graduate courses are designed and taught by a team of nationally recognized and award-winning educational leaders with years of classroom teaching experience. Learn from some of the best in the field as they help you develop and strengthen your skills as a teacher and educational leader.      

Practical and Meaningful Coursework

The coursework is grounded in the belief that all mathematics can and should make sense for students and for teachers.  The assignments are designed to broaden and deepen your mathematical content and pedagogical knowledge and have immediate application in your work setting.

Flexible Forms of Participation

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Our program is designed around working professionals’ schedules so you can balance career, academic, and life responsibilities while completing your degree. You have the option of traveling to Mount Holyoke College to attend the summer sessions or you can attend them live online through our Virtual Learning Environments. Our academic year courses are all done online.

Personalized Learning Outcomes

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The knowledge and skills participants gain from the program open many doors and professional opportunities in the math education field. Graduates have transformed the teaching practices and report huge shifts in the learning and success of their students. Many graduates have taken on leadership roles within their schools and districts and are beginning to affect change with their colleagues.

Some have gone on to win teaching awards at local and national levels, publish articles in professional journals, give keynote addresses at major conferences, start their own consulting business for professional learning, and pursue a wide range of options available to math teacher leaders looking to impact the profession. Whether your goal is to focus on your own teaching or to explore roles in teachers leadership, we work to support your unique professional learning goals. 

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