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The Mathematical Sciences Department at UTEP offers a program of instruction and research leading to MS degrees in the areas of Pure and Applied Mathematics and in Statistics, and a MA degree in Teaching of Mathematics (MATM) with a major in Mathematics. The department also houses the Professional Master degree in Bioinformatics and participates in the Master and PhD programs in Computational Sciences.
Requirements for Admission
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the United States or proof of equivalent education in a foreign institution.
- Undergraduate degree in Mathematics.
- TOEFL score of 550 or higher for international applicants whose first language is not English or who have not completed a university degree in the U.S. or in another English-Speaking institution.
- Two letters of reference.
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Science
CHAIR: Dr. Maria Mariani
Contact Information: Lesser@utep.edu; 915-747-6845
Education: BA, Rice University; MS, The University of Texas at Austin; Ph D, The University of Texas at Austin
Research Interests: mathematics education, statistics education, equity, teacher education, motivation, intuition, language, culture, humanistic mathematics
Contact Information: email@example.com; 915-747-7668
Education: Specialist Degree, Turkmen State Pedagogical Institute; Candidate of Sciences Degree, Kazan State Pedagogical Institute; Ph D, Kazan State Pedagogical University
Research Interests: Cognition and representation in mathematics learning, teacher knowledge and student achievement, engineering of learning, engineering of teacher learning, and cross-national studies in mathematics education.
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 915-747-6772
Education: General Certificate of Education ‘A’ Level, Raffles Junior College, Singapore; BA, National University of Singapore; MS, University of Wyoming; Ph D, University of California San Diego & San Diego State University
Research Interests: Problem-solving disposition, Mathematical habits of mind, Ways of thinking, Proportional reasoning, Algebraic reasoning, DNR-based instruction, Student cognition, Teacher preparation, Classroom voting