Mathematics: Secondary Teaching Emphasis (MA)
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Northern Iowa offers a program leading to a Master of Arts in Mathematics: Secondary Teaching Emphasis. The purpose of the program is two-fold — to strengthen and extend the understanding of mathematics and to enhance teaching methods.
New cohort to begin Summer 2013
Visit the UNI Mathematics website to learn more about the program.
Qualifications and selection
You are expected to have experience teaching mathematics and be certified for the Secondary Teaching program. A commitment to change, a willingness to incorporate new activities and approaches in the classroom, involvement in professional growth opportunities and administrative support for district leadership are considered in the selection process. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required for admission into the program.
Convenient course delivery
Fall and spring courses in this program are offered online using eLearning, a Blackboard learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. While most students encounter very few technical difficulties with our online courses, our team of support specialists is available to assist you as needed.
Summer sessions include some in-person instruction at UNI, set on a beautiful 900-acre campus. The city of Cedar Falls is a charming community, complete with a nationally recognized historic downtown, more than 100 miles of recreational trails, and a variety of cultural and entertainment experiences within walking distance of downtown.
What students are saying
"The program has influenced every aspect of how mathematics is viewed by my students and me...It has moved my teaching practice to one that strives for deeper understanding of mathematical concepts, high student expectations, and causes me to enjoy teaching more."