Master of Arts for Teachers (M.A.T.)
Department of Mathematical Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
Peter D. Dragnev, Chair
Douglas Weakley, Graduate Program Director
260-481-6225 ~ ipfw.edu/math ~ Kettler Hall 200
The master’s program in mathematics education is a 33 credit hour cohort program, carefully designed to provide professional growth for middle and secondary school mathematics teachers by scaffolding and intertwining theory and practice in mathematics education across four academic-year semesters and two summer sessions. The cohort begins in the spring semester (January of each academic year) and concludes formal course work in the summer session, three semesters later. During the fourth semester, you will complete an original research project and write a final report with the timeline for completion determined by your work and your advisors’ approval.
Please include a copy (not the original) of your current license with your application packet.
In addition to satisfying regulations that apply to all Purdue University graduate students, you must earn at least a grade of B in each course used to satisfy degree requirements. However, your advisory committee may agree to accept up to two courses in which you earn grades of C.
A limited number of half-time teaching assistantships (with the title graduate aide) are available. and provide tuition reduction and a stipend Contact the department chair for details.