Improve the classroom experience with our master’s degree program. Our teaching emphasis is designed for current mathematics educators seeking to boost their mathematical knowledge while learning new methods of curriculum instruction. While here, you’ll take 9-15 graduate hours in Math Teacher Education (MET) courses to learn and understand the principles and standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). You’ll be better equipped to teach at the middle school and high school level. With this degree, you’ll also receive the skillsets for teaching mathematics at community colleges. Seize the opportunity to leave a lasting impact!

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Where It Is Offered Commerce, Corsicana (Navarro College), Mesquite
Duration 2 years
Foreign Language No foreign language credits required
Delivery Blended (50-85% Online), Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours 30 hours
Thesis Requirements Thesis and non-thesis options available
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SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED as a mathematics educator

Graduate Assistants

Graduate assistants play an integral role in the department by assisting faculty with teaching and research. You will earn a monthly stipend while increasing your depth-of-knowledge and gaining valuable work experience.

You may also qualify for in-state tuition rates and tuition remission for up to two classes.

View a list of current graduate teaching and research assistants.

Contact [email protected] to express your interest in working with us as a graduate assistant!

Practical Applications

A degree in mathematics with a teaching emphasis offers the opportunity to:

  • acquire skills in regression analysis, experimental design and other computer-oriented statistical methods
  • learn mathematical probability, statistics and other techniques
  • expand your knowledge of student learning styles
  • develop effective teaching strategies for STEM educators, including project-based learning techniques
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Careers

Become a highly valued mathematics educator by earning a master’s degree from A&M-Commerce. As a graduate, you’ll be well-prepared to share your knowledge and problem-solving skills in the teaching, education administration or business professions.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

High School Math Teacher
$60,320
Middle School Math Teacher
$58,600

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018

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What You Will Learn

Through challenging, fast-paced coursework around your specific field of interest, this program will prepare you for specific jobs such as middle school and high school teachers, community college faculty, and school administrators.

Courses to Prepare You for Your Career

  • Specific courses including mathematical statistics, real analysis and research techniques for STEM education.

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Graduate Program Cost

PROGRAM COSTS

Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,669 for Texas residents and $7,341 for non-residents.

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ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS International/Domestic Tabs

Admission

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Master of Science in Mathematics :: Admissions Requirements

Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

Submit your application at tamuc.edu/apply.

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Mathematics, MS” as your “Major.”
  • Pay the $50 application fee.

Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Provisional Status

After you submit your application, you may be granted provisional status, which means you can enroll in one semester of courses. You will not be eligible for financial aid until you submit all of your documents and are accepted into the program.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Official Transcripts

Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.

All international transcripts must be evaluated and the evaluation submitted to the Graduate School.

We accepts evaluations sent directly from the following Agencies.

  • If a normal evaluation is submitted, official original transcripts with all marksheets will still need to be submitted.
  • If a WES ICAP or equivalent is submitted, we will not need the official transcripts to be submitted separately.

Postal Alternative

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

Personal Statement

Describe your preparation for graduate work and your academic interests and goals in no more than 500 words.

Resume or CV

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) which includes your academic and professional history and achievements.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

  • Apply for scholarships and graduate assistantships once you are admitted.
  • Apply for financial aid by submitting a FAFSA and sending it to school code 003565.
  • Contact your financial aid advisor with any questions.

Step 4. Register for Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist is here to help you complete registration.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

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Master of Science in Mathematics :: Admissions Requirements, International

Deadlines

  • Fall admission consideration: June 1
  • Spring admission consideration: October 15
  • Summer admission consideration: March 15

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

Submit your application at tamuc.edu/apply.

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Mathematics, MS” as your “Major.”
  • Pay the $75 application fee.

Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Official Transcripts

  • Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to:
    Texas A&M University-Commerce

    Attn: Graduate School
    2600 S. Neal St.
    Commerce, Texas 75428

Transcript Evaluation

All international transcripts must be evaluated and the evaluation submitted to the Graduate School.

We accepts evaluations sent directly from the following Agencies.

  • If a normal evaluation is submitted, official original transcripts with all marksheets will still need to be submitted.
  • If a WES ICAP or equivalent is submitted, we will not need the official transcripts to be submitted separately.

Personal Statement

Describe your preparation for graduate work and your academic interests and goals in no more than 500 words.

Resume or CV

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) which includes your academic and professional history and achievements.

English Proficiency

You do not need to submit test scores if you have completed (all years) of a bachelor’s or higher degree from a regionally accredited university in the United States.

Request that your scores from one of the following be sent to Texas A&M University-Commerce:

  • TOEFL (Minimum Scores: IBT 79, or CBT 213, or PBT 550)
  • IELTS (Minimum Score: 6.00 band overall)
  • PTE (Minimum Score: 53 overall or higher)
  • Duo Lingo (Minimum Score: 105)

*Scores must be less than two years old.

Official Sponsor Documents

Submit these documents to the Office of International Programs once you have been admitted

  • Official sponsor statement
  • Bank statement from the sponsor with a balance of at least $26,025 USD which is less than 1 year old

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

Step 4. Register for Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist is here to help you complete registration.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.


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