The mathematics department’s graduate degrees provide students with the advanced material needed for leadership roles in: business, industry, and government. Our teaching programs produce teachers that will excel at the high school and community college levels. The concentration in mathematics education will upgrade the skills of teachers and offers a special combination of courses in mathematics, mathematics education and the use of technology in mathematics education.
MS in Mathematics
The MS degrees in Mathematics with concentrations in computer science, pure and applied mathematics, and statistics provide students with the advanced material needed for positions of leadership in business, industry and government as well as for teaching at the high school and community college level. For advising contact Dr. Jonathan Cutler
MS in Mathematics, Mathematics Education Concentration
The Concentration in Mathematics Education blends graduate courses in mathematics and mathematics education, giving students a well-rounded experience that will enhance their teaching. This degree does not lead to a teaching certification, but is intended for students who are currently teachers interested in enhancing their content knowledge, exploring current research-based pedagogies, or considering doctoral studies in mathematics education. For advising contact Dr. Jonathan Cutler
MA in Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics
The primary objective of the Certificate in Teaching Middle School Mathematics is to increase the mathematical knowledge and related pedagogical skill of New Jersey middle grade mathematics teachers. This program is offered fully online. For advising contact Dr. Jonathan Cutler
Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics Certificate Program
This five-course certificate program is specifically designed to provide teachers with the background and education they need to effectively teach today’s recommended curriculum. This program is offered fully online. For advising contact Dr. Jonathan Cutler
Mathematics, Instructional Certification: Teacher Certification in Elementary School with Subject Matter Specialization: Mathematics Grades 5-8
Students with a baccalaureate degree who are interested in teaching may pursue the Post-baccalaureate program for initial teacher certification. This program is offered fully online. For advising contact Dr. Jonathan Cutler
Please note the Mathematics, Instructional Certification: Teacher Certification in Mathematics (Preschool-Grade 12) is managed by the College of Education
The Mathematics Education PhD program provides candidates with opportunities to obtain expertise in the teaching of mathematics, educational leadership and curriculum development and modification and to conduct research in mathematics education. It recognizes the influence that teacher leaders have in renewing and strengthening our nation’s educational system and the critical importance of strong education programs in our nation’s quest for improving our social and political democracy while maintaining its technological superiority.
Students applying for full time studies are eligible for the Montclair State University Westerdahl Fellowship.
Contact Dr. Steven Greenstein for advising.