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Brigham Young University

Department of Mathematics Education

Provo, UT

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Overview

Brigham Young University / Department of Mathematics Education is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Project or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5
Applied
5
Accepted
5
Enrolled
100%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Teaching certificate, bachelor's degree in math education or equivalent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$12,500
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

14
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
71%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 100%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Understanding the characteristics of high-quality mathematics instruction, teaching mathematics for social justice, applying mathematics to science and engineering, technology in teaching and learning mathematics, how preservice teachers learn to teach mathematics, discourse and literacy in mathematics classrooms, how national policy influences mathematics teachers
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
150,000

Location & Contact

Address Provo, UT  84602-1001
United States
Contact Dr. Blake E. Peterson
Chair
Email: blake@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-7784