Mathematics Education (PhD)

Program Requirements

Required Mathematics Education Courses
Complete 5 courses from the following:15
Mathematics Education Leadership
Mathematical Modeling for Middle Level High School Grades
Geometry for Middle and High School Grades
Algebra and Analysis for Middle and High School Grades
Critical Thinking and Cognitive Development in Mathematics
Mathematics Curricula
Required Education Courses
EDFD 801Democracy and Education3
EDFD 803Pedagogy: The Art and Science of Teaching and Learning3
EDFD 804Organizational Change, Policy and Leadership3
Elective Mathematics Education Courses
Select three of the following:9
Technological Tools for Education in Mathematics
Historical and Multicultural Foundations of Mathematical Thought
Mathematical Modeling in the Sciences
Advanced Perspectives on High School Mathematics
Special Topics in Mathematics Education
The Use of Teacher Knowledge in Mathematics Teaching
Designing for Mathematical Experience
Independent Study in Mathematics Education
Research Requirement
EDFD 820Qualitative Methods for Educational Research3
EDFD 821Quantitative Methods for Educational Research3
EDFD 822Advanced Methods of Quantitative Inquiry in Education3
EDFD 823Advanced Qualitative Research in Education3
MATH 825Research in Mathematics Education3
MATH 830Dissertation Proposal Seminar3
Higher Education Requirement
MATH 821Mathematics Education in Higher Education3
MATH 822Mathematics Education in Higher Education Practicum1
Qualifying Portfolio/Exam/Assessment
Successfully complete the qualifying portfolio, examination or assessment requirement.
Required Dissertation Courses
Advisement Course
MATH 900Dissertation Advisement 112
Admission to Candidacy
Following completion of pre-dissertation research courses and qualifying exam, you may be admitted to candidacy.
Dissertation Requirement
Complete a dissertation in accordance with Graduate School and doctoral program requirements.
Total Credits67

After 12 hours of Dissertation Advisement, register for 1 hour of MATH 901 (Dissertation Extension) each semester within the time limit set by the Graduate School.