The master of arts program in the Department of Mathematics is designed for those who are interested in strengthening their understanding of mathematics and enriching their mathematics teaching. The program focuses on enhancing mathematics teaching through preparation in topics grounded in secondary school mathematics from an advanced standpoint. The program embraces a philosophy of teaching and learning mathematics that is consistent with the landmark Standards documents produced by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
M.A. Degree Requirements
The requirements for the master of arts degree are 30 hours of
graduate courses from the Department of Mathematics and a 3 hour project.
All students must complete the following:
Required Courses (6) and Project:
MATH 5341: Concepts and Techniques in Geometry
MATH 5342: Concepts and Techniques in Algebra
MATH 5343: Concepts and Techniques in Probability and Statistics
MATH 5344: Mathematics-specific Technologies
MATH 5345: Concepts and Techniques in Analysis
MATH 5346: Concepts and Techniques in Problem Solving
MATH 5395: Project - Individual, Director-Approved Research
Elective Courses (4):
To see projected course schedules for the M.A. program, please click here.
For further information and application forms, visit the
Graduate School website.
For inquiries about the M.A. Program in Mathematics, write or send an email to:
Dr. James Álvarez
Graduate Advisor for M.A. Program
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX 76019-0408