Middle Grades Mathematics (6-8) Education Concentration Professional Internship (Post-Baccalaureate)
The MS in Teacher Education, Middle Grades Mathematics Education Professional Internship Concentration prepares candidates to teach mathematics in grades 6-8. Candidates are prepared to work in diverse settings to effectively meet the individual learning needs of their students. Candidates earn an undergraduate degree in a STEM field, and an undergraduate minor in middle grades mathematics education. Then they complete the Professional Year – graduate coursework and a yearlong internship that leads to a master’s degree and teacher licensure.
|MS in Teacher Education, Middle Grades Mathematics (6-8) Education Professional Internship Concentration||Credit Hours|
|TPTE 574 – Analysis of Teaching||2-3|
|TPTE 575 – Professional Internship||12|
|TPTE 591 – Clinical Studies||4|
|Concentration: Middle Grades Mathematics (6-8) Education courses|
|For Thesis Option:
TPTE 500 and successful defense of the thesis
|For Course only with Examination Option:
Successful completion of a comprehensive exam with a grade of Pass is required
The Middle Grades Mathematics Education programs are aligned to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics teacher preparation standards.
Students completing the MS in Teacher Education, Middle Grades Mathematics (6-8) Education Professional Internship Concentration have two options:
Thesis: 30 graduate credit hours for the Thesis Option, including TPTE 500 (6 credit hours)
Non-Thesis/Project: 33 graduate credit hours for the Course Only with Comprehensive Exam Option