Jess & Mildred Fisher College of Science & Mathematics


STEM Education at Towson University

Graduate Programs

The MAT degree, Master of Arts in Teaching, assumes that area content in Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Mathematics, or Physics has already been mastered. The coursework will focus on entirely on education and pedagogy. After the degree is awarded, MSDE will provide a certificate in teaching upon passing the appropriate Praxis examination. The MS degree, Master in Science degree, will provide additional content, but not a certificate to teach.

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)

The Towson University Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is a program that provides the necessary education and teaching experience to enable recent graduates of bachelor or graduate degree programs, as well as career professionals, to successfully enter the teaching profession. Additional contact information can be found at the Master of Arts in Teaching web page.

Mathematics Education (M.S.)

This program, for certified secondary-level mathematics teachers, offers the opportunity for study in higher areas of mathematics, with additional work in education and mathematics education. A strong faculty in mathematics and mathematics education will guide students through coursework and research. It is expected that graduates of the program will become leaders in school mathematics within their schools and excel as supervisors or curriculum developers. The program consists of 36 credits and can be taken either full-time or part-time. Students choose to complete their master's degree in on of the following two tracks:

  • Middle School Track
  • Secondary School Track
Additional information can be found at the Master of Science in Mathematics Education web page.



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