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Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Mathematics Education Online

Learn to develop curriculum using educational theory and student evaluation with this online program designed for P-12 teachers aspiring to add mathematics pedagogy and theoretical knowledge into their instructional practices.

06/21/21 Next Application Due Date
07/05/21 Start Classes

Program Overview

Insights into Our Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction Online Program

$15,084 Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Program Duration
36 Credits

The Barry University Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Mathematics Education online program gives you a comprehensive understanding of how to develop curriculum using educational theory and student evaluation. Graduates will be able to apply the content standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) in the areas of number & operations, algebra, data analysis & probability, geometry, and measurement.

This online Curriculum and Instruction - Mathematics Education program prepares you to work with, improve, and create curriculum for P-12 students. It features rigorous coursework with an emphasis on the basic principles of curriculum development, major research designs and the collection and analysis of data. You will study historical and current trends in educational advances and their impact on public and private schools from an instructional leadership perspective. Core curriculum highlights the impact of social, political, psychological, and economic factors in a child’s education and the planning, design, developmental processes and approaches of curriculum development.

Barry’s highly engaged online faculty have real-world experience, with most holding a PhD or the highest degree available in their area of expertise. We welcome diverse thought and encourage students to leave their mark and influence change.

SACS-COC Accredited

Barry University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Barry University.

Upon completion of the online program, graduates will be able to:

  • Advocate for appropriate assessment practices to inform instruction and enhance student learning
  • Teach mathematics using ESOL strategies and standards of NCTM
  • Apply knowledge gained through field experiences and collaboration in which community-based service learning concepts are put into action
  • Understand statewide accountability systems and the interrelationships among Florida PK-12 standards and teacher quality*

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Tuition

Discover the Value of Our Low-Cost Tuition

Tuition for the Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Mathematics Education online is $14,616. There is a $30 application fee, but all other fees are included in the total cost of tuition. Tuition is the same whether you live inside or outside Florida and can be paid by the course.

$419 Per Credit
$15,084 Total Tuition

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Program Per Credit Per 3-Credit Course Per Program
Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Mathematics Education $419 $1,257 $15,084

Calendar

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines for Our Mathematics Education Concentrated Program

The accessible Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Mathematics Education online program features six convenient start dates per year. After selecting your desired start date, consider deadlines for completing an application, turning in all required documentation, registering for classes, and paying tuition.

Now Enrolling:

06/21/21 Next Application Due Date
07/05/21 Next Class Start Date

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Please refer to the full academic calendar for more details, including refund policies and dates.

Session Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Deadline * Last Class Day
Spring A January 11, 2021 December 28, 2020 January 4, 2021 January 4, 2021 January 6, 2021 February 27, 2021
Spring B March 8, 2021 February 22, 2021 March 1, 2021 March 1, 2021 March 3, 2021 April 24, 2021
Summer A May 17, 2021 May 3, 2021 May 10, 2021 May 10, 2021 May 12, 2021 July 3, 2021
Summer B July 5, 2021 June 21, 2021 June 28, 2021 June 28, 2021 June 30, 2021 August 21, 2021
Fall A August 23, 2021 August 9, 2021 August 16, 2021 August 16, 2021 August 18, 2021 October 9, 2021
Fall B October 18, 2021 October 4, 2021 October 11, 2021 October 11, 2021 October 13, 2021 December 4, 2021

*Payment must be received in full by the stated deadline regardless of financial aid arrangements. Failure to pay, or a balance on the account, will result in the student being dropped from courses, regardless of when the student registered. Students who do not register prior to the registration deadline must wait for the following term.

Note: B Terms for MS Curriculum and Instruction – Mathematics Education are non-financial aid starts.

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Admissions

Qualifications for Our Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Program

To be considered for the Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Mathematics Education online, applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree with an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. A GRE is required for those with a GPA below 3.0. Potential students must submit two letters of recommendation and a statement of purpose/personal essay.

Bachelor’s degree From a regionally accredited institution
Two letters of recommendation
No GRE/MAT required
No teaching certificate required

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Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • No teaching certificate required
  • No GRE/MAT required
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA required
  • Applicants whose cumulative GPA is under 3.0 may be provisionally admitted to the program. To be fully admitted to the program, the student must attain a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 by the end of the provisional period determined by the program director.*
  • Statement of purpose essay
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended should be mailed directly from the institution(s) to Barry at this address:

    Mail to:

    Office of Graduate Admissions
    Barry University
    11300 NE 2nd Avenue
    Miami, FL 33161

    OR

    Electronic:

    • By email, sent directly from the institution to [email protected]
    • SPEEDE (also known as EDI Service)
    • Parchment Exchange
    • National Student Clearinghouse
    • eScrip-Safe
    • JST System (military)

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*Those applicants whose cumulative GPA scores are less than 2.5 will only be admitted to the program under special circumstances and as recommended by the program director.

Courses

A Look at the Curriculum and Instruction Online Classes

Earn the Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Mathematics Education online by completing 12 courses for a total of 36 credits. Most courses are seven weeks in length. Two courses are 14 weeks in length.

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Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course explores major research designs and methods emphasizing underlying assumptions, inquiry aims, participant selection, data collection and analysis, interpretation of findings, conclusions, and reporting.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

Through the study of the basic principles of curriculum development, educators and curriculum leaders are provided with knowledge, skills, and experiences to be actively involved in multiple facets of curriculum development, including planning, design, developmental processes and approaches, implementation, evaluation, and improvement/change. Development of curriculum will systemically address technology integration, evidenced-based practices, innovative and collaborative learning experiences, and the impact of social, political, psychological, and economic factors.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course surveys historical and current trends in educational curriculum development and their impact on public and non-public schools from an instructional leadership perspective.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course will prepare educators to be proficient in the application of a variety of instructional strategies. A study of pedagogical models will provide the foundation upon which educators can reflect upon best practices and meet the needs of diverse learners.

Duration: 14 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course is designed to provide the experienced teacher with a comprehensive perspective on the principles of mentoring and coaching. Class sessions will focus on providing awareness of the knowledge base related to mentoring, as well as a set of mentoring skills and various strategies for applying the functions and behaviors associated with effective mentoring. Individuals responsible for the planning and implementation of teacher induction and orientation programs will also benefit from this course.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

The focus of this course is upon how assessment data is used to inform instruction and enhance student learning. Outcomes of student learning need to be connected to activism and advocacy for appropriate assessment practices. Consideration of assessment practices and instruments will be in light of students’ diverse needs and cultures and the communities within which they live and learn. Presents the basic principles of development, implementation, and assessment of students’ work in light of desired learner outcomes within the current sociopolitical context. Emphasis is given to differentiated assessment practices with a focus on problem-based standards-based systems. Discusses statewide accountability systems; the issues surrounding high-stakes assessment practices; and the interrelationships between statewide PK-12 standards, accountability, and teacher quality. Identifies appropriate assessment strategies for diverse needs and populations found within inclusionary educational settings.

Duration: 14 weeks   |   Credits: 3

Advances the concepts, ideas, and learning gained in curriculum and instruction. Serves as a capstone course which results in an applied action research project in classroom settings. Field Experience required. Prerequisite: Fully admitted to Barry University’s Graduate programs or teacher certification and completion of EDR 601 Methodology of Research.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course investigates the concept of number as it is aligned with the Number and Operations strand of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). It includes the following topics: number systems, numbers sets, infinity and zero, place value, meaning and models for operations, divisibility tests, factors, number theory, fractions, decimals, rations, percents, rational numbers, and proportional reasoning.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course investigates topics from data and measurement as they are aligned with the Data & Measurement strand of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). The topics of discussion include basic measurement properties of length, area, perimeter, volume, weight, time, and temperature with their historical connections, realistic and relevant applications.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course investigates algebraic thinking as it is aligned with the Algebra Strand of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). It includes the following topics: patterns, functions, and algorithms; proportional reasoning, linear functions, and slopes; solving equations, non-linear functions, and algebraic structure; and analysis of change in various contexts.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course investigates geometry as it is aligned with the Geometry Strand of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). It Includes the following topics: analyzing characteristics and properties of two- and three-dimensional geometric shapes and developing mathematical arguments about geometric relationships; specifying locations and describing spatial relationships using coordinate geometry and other representational systems; applying transformations and using symmetry to analyze mathematical situations; using visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling to solve problems.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credits: 3

This course investigates topics from statistics and probability as they are aligned with the Data Analysis & Probability strand of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). The topics of discussion Include collecting, organizing and displaying data, measures of center and spread, tree diagrams, independent and dependent events, combinations and permutations with their historical connections, realistic and relevant applications.

*This program does not lead to licensure.

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