A student may enter this program with a master’s degree or directly upon completion of a bachelor’s program. In addition to satisfying the general admission requirements of The Graduate College, the student must have acquired a sufficient level of mathematical background as determined by the Mathematics Faculty of the Department.
A student entering the program in Collegiate Mathematics Education must have sufficient background in mathematics and education as determined by the Collegiate Mathematics Education Committee, a joint committee of the Mathematics and Mathematics Education faculty.
The Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics Education focuses on K-12 mathematics curricula, teaching and learning mathematics, and research and evaluation in mathematics education. Programs may focus on preparation for mathematics education faculty positions in colleges and universities, supervision and curriculum development positions in school systems, or evaluation positions in education-related institutions.