Admission Requirements

Whether you are interested in changing careers from finance or engineering, or just starting out on your professional journey, we welcome you to apply. 

The master's of science in mathematics education is a challenging program. Prospective students must be prepared to undertake a rigorous sequence of course with a solid background in math.   

Academic Requirements

All applicants to the MS program in Mathematics Education should have the following:

  • A baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Those applying for the MS in Mathematics Education leading to Initial Certification must have an undergraduate major in Mathematics OR a minimum of 30 credits of mathematics coursework at the Pre-Calculus level or above, including at least two semesters of Calculus, one semester of linear algebra, and one semester of higher geometry.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in mathematics courses
  • Those applying for the MS in Mathematics Education leading to Professional Certification will need to supply a copy of their initial NYS certification in Mathematics Education (Grades 7 - 12) or equivalent.
  • NY State no longer requires applicants who enroll in our graduate-level teacher education and leadership programs to pass the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or other nationally normed equivalent admission tests. However, standardized test scores for GRE/MAT and CST Multisubject State Certification exam, may be submitted for a holistic review of your application. Applicants who present MAT scores will be asked to complete a writing sample administered by Touro. Touro's GRE test code is 2902 and MAT test code is 3346. 

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