Quick Admit Applicants: Current Aggies graduating in spring or summer of 2020 are eligible to apply for the TLAC Quick Admissions process. Each program area will have unique essay question(s) that will need to be uploaded to the application and can be found on the program area’s web page. Please find the necessary Quick Admit essay questions in the drop down box below.
- Provide a statement describing how this program and specific area of emphasis meets the objectives of your educational and professional career.
- Explain a critical problem and a possible solution in education related to teaching, learning or culture. (Sample problem areas: Teaching, learning, culture, administration, funding, policy, standards, technology, teacher preparation, student achievement, urban education, motivation, school violence, assessment, 21st Century Skills, subject area curriculum, tablet technology, social networking, international education, middle school and secondary education, etc.). Following APA formatting guidelines, construct a response of at least 400-600 words, and upload your response here.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Today’s elementary, middle, secondary and university mathematics research, instruction and curriculum embrace a variety of strategies and technologies. The TLAC graduate program in mathematics education includes work with the latest research findings, curriculum developments, computer-based teaching tools, internet and web-based sources and information technologies such as modeling, visualization and data management. The program characteristics include:
- Research-based degree with an emphasis on mathematics learning with understanding and how to advance mathematics performance for all students.
- Opportunity for individualized projects that expand knowledge about teaching and learning with and through technology.
- Technology-rich environment, not only in terms of instructional tools, but also in the opportunity to employ technology in collecting data, modeling applied situations and building representations of important mathematics concepts.
- Opportunity to study with a group of like-minded and motivated colleagues. Scheduled and available courses, making it possible to complete a degree within a well-defined time period.
Students come from a variety of backgrounds, possess a wide array of experiences and achieve national exposure before graduation. As a result of mentorship by mathematics education faculty and through participation in extant research projects, graduate students will present their work at local, regional and national conferences as well as publish in relevant journals.
Degree: Master’s in Curriculum & Instruction
Emphasis: Mathematics Education
Program Delivery: On-Campus
Degrees Offered: Master of Science, Master of Education
Credit Hours: M.S. 32 hours, M.Ed. 36 hours
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The M.S. degree plan requires a minimum of thirty-two (32) credit hours. This option provides the opportunity to conduct meaningful instruction level research in the completion of a thesis. The Master of Science degree requires the completion of six (6) research credit hours during the fall, spring or 10-week summer semester.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can you guide me through the application process?
Completed Application: A completed Apply Texas application. Apply online at www.applytexas.org. The name on your application must match your name as it appears in your passport. Application Fee: A non-refundable $65 application fee for domestic applicants and $90 application fee for international applicants. The application fee may be paid by check, money order or approved credit card. Applicants who wish to pay by credit card may do so as part of the online application. If you are unable to pay the fee online, you may call the Graduate Admissions Office at 979-845-1060. Official Transcripts and Records: Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended. NOTE: You do not need to submit an official transcript from Texas A&M University. For information on submitting official transcripts to Texas A&M University, please visit their website. * If you are currently a graduate student at Texas A&M University, please contact our office at 979-862-8032 for information on applying to the TLAC department. TLAC Departmental Admissions In addition to the Texas A&M University admission requirements, the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture requires the following information: The departmental application will be submitted electronically. You will be required to upload a copy of your professional resume, three professional references, and writing samples.
What are the typical program costs?
The following website can help you estimate the cost of the program, including current costs of tuition and fees: Click here for the cost of attendance estimator
Please note, you must update the program hours.
I still have further questions—who can I contact to help me answer those?
Please feel free to contact the Graduate Advising Office in 211 Harrington Tower. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We can be reached at (979) 862-8032. (This is our front desk phone.) You can e-mail us at email@example.com. Our mailing address is 4232 TAMU; College Station, TX 77843-4232. Office fax number: (979) 862-4352. Please make sure to include a cover sheet when faxing.
How soon can I apply?
Prospective students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible!
I live out of state. Do you accept out-of-state applicants?
Yes, we accept in-state and out-of-state applicants.
Is there any opportunity for financial assistance?
Yes, there are opportunities for financial assistance through the following departments: Office of Graduate Studies Financial Aid