Middle-Level Math Education, M.A.

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The M.A. in Middle-Level Math Education at Vermont State is designed for individuals who have a liberal arts degree or a formal background related to math, engineering, or related subjects. Our interdisciplinary curriculum simplifies is a mixture of online coursework and practicum experiences in your local school district. Whether you are a current teacher or career changer, our program will develop your expertise in middle-level education and prepare you for a professional career as a math teacher. Upon graduation, you will be eligible to add the social studies endorsement to your current license or obtain initial licensure as a new teacher.

Why Get a Master’s in Middle-Level Math Education at Vermont State?

  • High Demand: Teachers are in high demand in Vermont and across the country. 
  • High Impact: At Vermont State you’ll develop knowledge and skills that will enable you to have an immediate impact on your schools and students. 
  • Practical Experience: Our courses are designed to immerse you in the field so you can gain practical experience. 
  • Strengths-Based Focus: Guide your students to develop wellbeing and empathy through the strengths-based and inclusive approach to learning taught at Vermont State. 
  • Flexible Scheduling: The program is designed for part-time enrollment so you can study while working full-time, or full-time enrollment to complete more quickly. Courses are online to increase access and avoid excessive travel in difficult weather conditions. Participants may complete the licensure portion of the program first in order to seek a teaching position, then complete the remaining coursework for the master’s degree over time. Our Placement Office will help you locate a local school for practicum and internship experiences. 

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Sample Courses

  • Middle Level School Organization
  • Implementing Content-Specific Methods in a Secondary Classroom
  • Middle Level Curriculum: Instruction & Assessment
  • Characteristics & Development of Diverse Learners

Meet Our Faculty

Associate Professor

  • Castleton Campus

Monica McEnerny

Associate Professor

  • Castleton Campus

Dean, Graduate Programs

  • Johnson Campus

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Faculty

  • Johnson Campus

Associate Professor

  • Johnson Campus

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Professor

  • Castleton Campus

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Department Chair/Licensure Officer

  • Lyndon Campus

Professor

  • Castleton Campus

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