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Graduate Snapshot - Education: K-8 Math Specialist

Description of Program:

The K-8 mathematics specialist concentration at James Madison University leads to a Masters of Education (M.Ed.) with a concentration in K-8 Mathematics Specialization and allows candidates to meet the competencies required for the K-8 Mathematics Specialists endorsement through the Virginia Department of Education. The program consists of 36 hours: 15 hours of course work in mathematics, 15 hours of course work in mathematics education and 6 hours of an externship.

The Mathematics Specialist concentration at James Madison University is a cohort program. We will accept 25 students into the program. Those interested in applying should complete the graduate admission application provided by The Graduate School http://www.applyweb.com/apply/jmug. This program is offered jointly by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and the Department of Middle, Secondary and Mathematics Education.

Degrees Offered:
Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Concentration: K-8 Mathematics Specialization

Program Website: http://www.jmu.edu/coe/msme/k8mathspecialist.shtml

Catalog Website: http://www.jmu.edu/gradcatalog/13/programs/msme.html#math

Application Requirements: http://www.jmu.edu/grad/programs/all-programs/education-math.shtml