The Master of Arts in mathematics at Western Michigan University extends the student’s knowledge in the areas of algebra, real and complex analysis, applied mathematics, combinatorics, geometry, number theory and topology. The program permits specialization in preparing for advanced study and provides additional training for teachers of mathematics and students seeking employment in industry.
The Master of Arts in mathematics education deepens and extends secondary school mathematics teachers’ understanding of mathematics and its learning and teaching. Through a focus on both theory and practice, this program enables teachers to strengthen their classroom effectiveness, to assume leadership roles in curriculum and instruction and, if so desired, continue with doctoral study in mathematics education.
WMU has a new online graduate application system that allows all students (domestic and international) to submit required information into one system. General application information for the University, as well as specific requirements for individual programs, are captured into this system.
Applicants are asked to include some program-specific information, with a summary for these requirements found below:
Applicants are encouraged to bookmark this information for quick reference while working through the graduate application process.
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The six-year schedule of 4000+ courses beginning 2019 will help you plan your education to graduate in a timely manner.
Each summer, course offerings are sensitive to sufficient enrollment and availability of qualified faculty to teach them. Thus, courses listed in the 6-year plan may not be offered according to the indicated schedule. Students are advised to check schedules and meet with an advisor frequently for any changes in offerings that might affect their program plans.
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