Master of Arts in Urban Education - Mathematics Online

Transform your talent for math into effective teaching. Gain the knowledge to be an educational leader who can make a positive impact and inspire academic performance in diverse urban and rural classrooms.

Apply by: 6/13/22
Start class: 6/27/22
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Program Overview

Get to know more about the online Master of Arts in Urban Education mathematics degree at NSU

$16,200 Total Tuition
12 months Duration
36* Credit Hours

Build on your mathematics knowledge and rise up as an educational leader with a Master of Arts in Urban Education with a concentration in Mathematics online degree. Increase your professional proficiencies and gain advanced knowledge and skills in urban education to fill vital roles as a teacher leader.

Our NCATE-accredited master’s urban education math program focuses on developing strategies for culturally responsive and effective teaching and leading of students from diverse backgrounds. Broaden your understanding of curriculum development in a technologically driven era, and deepen your knowledge in the legal issues that affect education as well as the math teacher’s role in multicultural schools. You will learn concepts in discrete mathematics, such as computer science, graph theory, management science, and applied statistics, with effective methodologies that include the use of technology, cooperative learning, and manipulatives. Through clinical experiences and research projects, you will gain important insights you can apply in classrooms within urban, suburban, and rural student populations.

As the need for more qualified educators in critical shortage teaching areas continues to grow, working urban education teachers in math may be eligible for a salary increase and tuition assistance in response to meeting this demand.

Graduates of the online M.A. Urban Education – Mathematics will:

  • Gain a solid pedagogical foundation to effectively teach and lead in an urban school environment
  • Positively impact diverse student populations in P-12 school environments
  • Develop a document on a relevant education issue to apply for a research grant
  • Understand essential concepts in discrete mathematics, including computer science, graph theory, management science and applied statistics
  • Demonstrate mastery of mathematical modeling and applications
  • Gain a solid pedagogical foundation to effectively teach and lead in an urban school environment
  • Positively impact diverse student populations in P-12 school environments
  • Develop a document on a relevant education issue to apply for a research grant
  • Understand essential concepts in discrete mathematics, including computer science, graph theory, management science and applied statistics
  • Demonstrate mastery of mathematical modeling and applications

Career opportunities:

  • Secondary Middle School Teacher
  • Secondary High School Teacher
  • Content Area Leader
  • Teacher Leader in Math
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Secondary Middle School Teacher
  • Secondary High School Teacher
  • Content Area Leader
  • Teacher Leader in Math
  • Curriculum Specialist

Also available:

NSU offers the online M.A. Urban Education in a variety of concentrations. View all options.

$16,200 Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
36 Credit Hours
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All teacher education programs at Norfolk State University are approved by the Virginia Department of Education and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), now the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

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Tuition

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Our student-centered focus is reflected in our affordable tuition for the online M.A. Urban Education – Mathematics. Gain a top-tier Norfolk State University education and benefit from the flexibility of paying by the course.

Tuition breakdown:

$16,200 Total Tuition
$450 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$16,200 Total Tuition
$450 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

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With 7-week courses and multiple start dates a year, the online programs at NSU are designed to be ideal for working professionals.

Now enrolling:

6/13/22 Apply Date
6/27/22 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End Date
Summer 15/9/224/25/225/2/225/8/225/11/226/23/22
Summer 26/27/226/13/226/20/226/22/226/26/228/11/22
Fall 18/22/228/8/228/15/228/17/228/19/2210/7/22

Now enrolling:

6/13/22 Apply Date
6/27/22 Class Starts

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Admissions

Get all the details on admission criteria for the online Master’s Urban Ed Math

The online M.A. Urban Education – Mathematics program features a streamlined admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. View the full requirements for admission below.

  • Teaching license
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field
  • 2.75 GPA or higher

Applicants to the NSU Online M.A. Urban Ed Math program must meeting the following criteria for admission.

  • One of the following undergraduate degrees from a regionally accredited college or university with a 2.75 GPA or higher. No GRE is required.
    • BSE with a concentration in secondary mathematics
    • B.S. Mathematics
  • Teaching license
  • Three letters of professional recommendation. Letters from personal contacts will not be accepted.
  • One statement of purpose

Courses

Read more about your online classes for the master’s urban education math degree

For the online Master of Arts in Urban Education with a concentration in Mathematics program, you must complete 12 courses totaling 36 credit hours, including 21 credit hours of core courses, 12 credit hours of concentration courses, and 3 credit hours of electives.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides an overview of the foundation for educating individuals with disabilities and special gifts. It includes philosophical perspectives, developmental differences, and cultural influences as they relate to individuals in their home, school, and community. A twenty- hour clinical experience is required.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is intended to provide candidates with a theoretical and practical overview of leadership expectations in school settings. Candidates will have an opportunity to reflect on and practice important contextual ideas, concepts, and skills necessary for effective school principals and other school leaders.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines the impact of culture on behavior and provides knowledge that candidates can use to increase effectiveness is counseling and leading individuals from other cultures. In addition, candidates explore ways in which their respective cultures form their worldview and how this worldview may impact their interactions with others. Candidates learn about the cultural norms of specific groups and explore the importance of implementation of equity of policies and procedures, counseling skills and techniques, and decision -making approaches that best meet the needs of all stakeholders in a diverse society.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is intended to provide the candidates with an understanding of the structure and dynamics of the school as an organization in a multicultural society. A knowledge base founded in the works of Kolb, Vroom, McClelland, Likert, Boyatzis, Schein, Bennis and other researchers and theorists will serve as a guide to students’ understanding the complexity of an organization. Candidates will gain self- understanding by using Kolb’s conceptual model of concrete experience, reflective observation, abstract conceptualization and active experimentation. The candidates will gain insights into their role in the organization through hands-on experiences in the functions of the school as a social organization.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course analyzes the historical, sociopolitical, economic, and cultural dimensions of curriculum development as foundational pieces for state mandated guidelines in the context of an ever evolving technological society that espouses multimedia platform production orientation.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is intended to provide participants with an overview of school law. Participants will learn terminology of federal and state court systems and their implications for public schools. The course will cover major legal issues affecting education and Virginia School laws. Participants will be expected to develop skills using legal resources and to have a working knowledge of current laws affecting schools.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed to assist graduate candidates in education and behavioral sciences to develop skills associated with the systematic investigating, collecting, classifying, interpreting, and reporting of data. Candidates will become familiar with scholarly research, terminology, and methodology for evaluating and writing a research proposal.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Study of selected topics in mathematics curriculum development and methodology. Topics vary from semester to semester.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction to the basic concepts in discrete mathematics including computer science, graph theory, management science, and applied statistics. Course methodology includes the use of technology, cooperative learning, and manipulatives.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Special emphasis on topics in sets and logic. Independent research project on an approved topic in sets and logic required.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Study of the principles of mathematical modeling by way of selected science investigations. Independent research project incorporating mathematical modeling required.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
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