Masters of Science in Mathematics Education (MSME)
The MSME is intended for those who teach mathematics, and those who wish to teach mathematics. The program has two tracks, one in middle school mathematics, and another in high school mathematics. The programs include education requirements. Unlike the M.Ed., the programs are based on mathematics content, and the electives allow participants to take more mathematics content courses than in the M.Ed. Applicants should currently hold valid teaching certification or be working towards teaching certification through another program.
Note: This degree is not a teaching certificate. The awarding of this MSME degree does not carry certification to teach.
Here are the steps to follow to be admitted to the MSME program
Apply to the university
Apply for admission to graduate study by submitting a completed Application for Graduate Program Admission, with the application fee, to the Office of Admissions. On that application, under "INTENDEDPLAN OF STUDY," check the box for Master of Science in Math Education. The application is available at http://www.salisbury.edu/gradstudy/admission.html
Have official transcripts sent to the Office of Admissions from EVERY college and university attended.
A partially completed checklist for your program of study (for mathematics class offerings please contact Dr. Jennifer Bergner at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Submit these MSME application materials to:
Mathematics and Computer Science Department, Graduate Studies
1101 Camden Avenue
Salisbury, MD 21801
Wait to be contacted by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at SU. We will give you additional information about the program and an advisor who will help you plan your course of study. Upon approaching completion of the MSME program, here are some steps to follow:
Students admitted and matriculated into a graduate program must complete at least one SU graduate course in each calendar year (including fall, winter, spring, and summer terms) to maintain their admitted status. Students who fail to meet that requirement and wish to re-enter the graduate program must request to be reactivated through the Registrar's Office. Questions regarding the reactivation process may be answered by calling the Registrar's Office at 410-543-6150.Go to Registrar Forms Page for Readmission Application
It is the responsibility of the individual graduate student to check with his/her faculty advisor to make sure that all degree requirements have been fulfilled and to make the necessary arrangements with the Office of the Registrar for graduation.
Each degree candidate must apply for his/her diploma. Students now apply online in their gull net self-service account. The application must be completed not later than the end of the drop/add period of the final semester before graduation. If the student fails to apply by this deadline, graduation may be delayed one semester. Any student who finds it necessary to postpone graduation must submit a new Application for Diploma through their gull net self-service account.
If you have questions regarding the MSME program, please contact the Graduate Office of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at 410-543-6140. You may also contact Dr. Jennifer Bergner, the MSME Program Director, via e-mail at email@example.com