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Master of Arts in Teaching, Secondary Math (License)

Program Overview

Prepares educators to become effective, knowledgeable, and technology-savvy math teachers. Features a proven and perfected residency program with partner schools. Graduates are equipped with state-of-the-art mathematics pedagogies, technology integration and reaching diverse students.

University of Colorado Denver’s MA in Teaching (MAT) with a Secondary Math (7 - 12) teaching license expertly prepares you to become an effective, knowledgeable and technology-savvy math teacher. Learning from dedicated teachers and award-winning faculty in a residency program perfected and proven through almost 30 years of ongoing work with partner schools make our program – and our graduates – stand out. Our goal is to help you have a transformative impact on student learning, creativity and achievement, while also supporting you as an innovator in your school and professional networks. We recognize the urgent need to outstanding math teachers. In addition, we’re all about preparing the finest! 

As part of this program, you will learn to fully engage students in your classroom by exploring: 

  • Theory and methods of math education 
  • Interactive, inquiry-based and inclusive math education 
  • Formal and informal math education 

Our faculty is top-notch with experience and expertise across a wide range of areas. They partner regularly on education projects/grants with the National Science Foundation. They also provide international perspectives on teaching and learning, and opportunities for interdisciplinary research. They will put you in touch with the latest theories, experiential math learning activities, and innovative teaching strategies. 

Choose CU Denver’s School of Education & Human Development 

As one of the top education schools in the country, we’re proud to help people like you become teachers. At CU Denver’s School of Education & Human Development, you’ll be surrounded by other committed, talented students who are determined to make a positive impact in the classroom. They are drawn to our program because they want a deeper level of preparedness –one that will support their own development as culturally competent individuals and teachers, light a fire for social justice, and allow them to give their best to every student, every day. The School of Education & Human Development is regularly ranked as a top graduate school and “best online” experiences by U.S. News & World Report. We match your passion for teaching with an education that is rooted in diversity, technology, proven approaches and real-world practice. That’s why our graduates are prepared to make immediate and life-long impacts on people, communities and the world. 

Why the Master of Arts in Teaching, Secondary Math (License) program at CU Denver?

 

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Our graduates' level of preparedness is equivalent to that of a more experienced and confident teacher. That's because at CU Denver's School of Education & Human Development, you don't just learn from anyone, you learn from the best. Further, because of our urban location and emphasis on teaching in diverse contexts, our graduates are ready to lead – and make a difference – in any classroom.

Join One of the Top Education Schools in the Country

You'll be surrounded by other committed, talented students who are determined to make a positive impact in the classroom. They are drawn to our program because they want a deeper level of preparedness –one that will allow them to give their best to every student, every day.

Launch Your New Teaching Career Quickly

Our program offers different start times and program lengths in order to accommodate your personal obligations. In fact, it's possible to complete our program in as little as one year.

Earn up to $40,000 in Stipends and Grants

School of Education & Human Development staff will work with you to qualify and access existing state and federal dollars to help pay for the three semester MAT program. Let us help you determine if full funding is possible.

STEM Scholarship Opportunities

Students in this program may be eligible for STEM scholarships offered exclusively to students in the CU Denver School of Education & Human Development. Learn more here

Program Description

University of Colorado Denver’s MA in Teaching (MAT) with a Secondary Math (7 - 12) teaching license expertly prepares you to become an effective, knowledgeable and technology-savvy math teacher. Learning from dedicated teachers and award-winning faculty in a residency program perfected and proven through almost 30 years of ongoing work with partner schools make our program – and our graduates – stand out. Our goal is to help you have a transformative impact on student learning, creativity and achievement, while also supporting you as an innovator in your school and professional networks. We recognize the urgent need to outstanding math teachers. In addition, we’re all about preparing the finest! 

As part of this program, you will learn to fully engage students in your classroom by exploring: 

  • Theory and methods of math education 
  • Interactive, inquiry-based and inclusive math education 
  • Formal and informal math education 

Our faculty is top-notch with experience and expertise across a wide range of areas. They partner regularly on education projects/grants with the National Science Foundation. They also provide international perspectives on teaching and learning, and opportunities for interdisciplinary research. They will put you in touch with the latest theories, experiential math learning activities, and innovative teaching strategies. 

Choose CU Denver’s School of Education & Human Development 

As one of the top education schools in the country, we’re proud to help people like you become teachers. At CU Denver’s School of Education & Human Development, you’ll be surrounded by other committed, talented students who are determined to make a positive impact in the classroom. They are drawn to our program because they want a deeper level of preparedness –one that will support their own development as culturally competent individuals and teachers, light a fire for social justice, and allow them to give their best to every student, every day. The School of Education & Human Development is regularly ranked as a top graduate school and “best online” experiences by U.S. News & World Report. We match your passion for teaching with an education that is rooted in diversity, technology, proven approaches and real-world practice. That’s why our graduates are prepared to make immediate and life-long impacts on people, communities and the world. 

Why the Master of Arts in Teaching, Secondary Math (License) program at CU Denver?

 

Proven and Perfected Residency Program/h4>

Our graduates' level of preparedness is equivalent to that of a more experienced and confident teacher. That's because at CU Denver's School of Education & Human Development, you don't just learn from anyone, you learn from the best. Further, because of our urban location and emphasis on teaching in diverse contexts, our graduates are ready to lead – and make a difference – in any classroom.

Join One of the Top Education Schools in the Country

You'll be surrounded by other committed, talented students who are determined to make a positive impact in the classroom. They are drawn to our program because they want a deeper level of preparedness –one that will allow them to give their best to every student, every day.

Launch Your New Teaching Career Quickly

Our program offers different start times and program lengths in order to accommodate your personal obligations. In fact, it's possible to complete our program in as little as one year.

Earn up to $40,000 in Stipends and Grants

School of Education & Human Development staff will work with you to qualify and access existing state and federal dollars to help pay for the three semester MAT program. Let us help you determine if full funding is possible.

STEM Scholarship Opportunities

Students in this program may be eligible for STEM scholarships offered exclusively to students in the CU Denver School of Education & Human Development. Learn more here

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