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Master of Arts in Teaching, Middle School Math (License)

Program Overview

Deepens an understanding of mathematics while illustrating how to engage middle school students in meaningful learning experiences. Applicants with a wide range of professional experiences are encouraged to take this program and become fully licensed middle school math teachers.

What you’ll learn

University of Colorado Denver’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with a middle school math licensure program, will deepen your understanding of mathematics while learning how to engage students in meaningful learning experiences. Designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in a variety of fields, this graduate program supports you in pursuing your dream to be a 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. Upon successful completion of all components of this program, you will be ready to be a licensed middle school math teacher.

In this concentration you will:

  • Learn to plan assessment-informed math instruction for educational excellence and equity for all middle school children from diverse racial, ethnic, socio-economic and ability backgrounds.
  • Develop deep understanding of the diverse ways children learn math and develop within their families and communities and in schools; and gain skills to bring a relevant and engaging curriculum to your standards-based teaching. 
  • Gain the skills for effective middle school classroom organization and management.

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.

Program Description

What you’ll learn

University of Colorado Denver’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with a middle school math licensure program, will deepen your understanding of mathematics while learning how to engage students in meaningful learning experiences. Designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in a variety of fields, this graduate program supports you in pursuing your dream to be a 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. Upon successful completion of all components of this program, you will be ready to be a licensed middle school math teacher.

In this concentration you will:

  • Learn to plan assessment-informed math instruction for educational excellence and equity for all middle school children from diverse racial, ethnic, socio-economic and ability backgrounds.
  • Develop deep understanding of the diverse ways children learn math and develop within their families and communities and in schools; and gain skills to bring a relevant and engaging curriculum to your standards-based teaching. 
  • Gain the skills for effective middle school classroom organization and management.

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.

CU Denver graduates earn more, build community, and make connections. Take the first step toward your future and join an inclusive community of learners while gaining the skills of tomorrow, today.

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