Secondary Math Education, M.A.

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Vermont State’s M.A. in Secondary Math Education will help you to shape adolescents into more sophisticated thinkers. You’ll learn how to help your students improve their logical and spatial reasoning, problem-solving, and rational analysis, and you’ll be ready to demonstrate practical applications of math.

You’ll combine your expertise in math with a mastery of adolescent development to become a confident, capable high school math teacher. Prepare to earn your initial license and discover how to use your passion for math to make a difference in the lives of your students.

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Robert Schulze

Associate Professor

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Why Get a Master’s in Secondary Math Education at Vermont State?

  • High Demand: Math teachers are in high demand in Vermont and many other states, and a master’s degree in education from Vermont State will give you a distinct advantage over other candidates in the job market. Nearly 100% of recent graduates are employed full time in the field. 
  • High Impact: In a world that is increasingly driven by data, it is more important than ever that citizens develop mathematical literacy. As a high school teacher, you’ll be able to significantly impact your students and their confidence as mathematicians. 
  • Experience: We prioritize experiential learning, so you’ll graduate having spent considerable time working directly with students. 
  • Flexibility: With online classes and in-person fieldwork, you’ll be able to build a degree plan that works for your schedule and location. 

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Sample Courses

  • Educational Studies
  • Partnering with the Adolescent Learner
  • Implementing Content-Specific Methods in a Secondary Classroom
  • 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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