2016-2017 Catalog > Graduate Studies > Graduate Academic Programs and Fields of Study > Mathematics Instructional Leadership, M.S.
Program Director: Ann Stewart Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org; 301-696-3733
The Master of Science in Mathematics Instructional Leadership is a 30-credit degree program, comprising ten required and elective courses in mathematics, education, and mathematics leadership. It is designed for current teachers of mathematics at the elementary or middle school levels seeking to enhance their professional qualifications through graduate study. Pending MSDE approval, individuals who successfully complete the program will be eligible for Maryland teaching endorsement as Mathematics Instructional Leader in either Grades PreK-6 or Grades 4-9. Courses are offered in the late afternoon and evening, and in the summer, to accommodate working teachers. This program does not lead to initial teacher certification.
Candidates must be admitted to the Hood College Graduate School. It is assumed that most students in the program will be current elementary and middle school teachers, but anyone who meets the requirements of the Graduate School and the prerequisites for particular courses may enroll in the program. The program does not lead to initial teacher certification and only candidates who meet all program requirements will be eligible for the Maryland Mathematics Instructional Leader endorsement in either Grades PreK-6 or Grades 4-9.
The concentration in Grades PreK-6 includes four courses in mathematics, four courses in education, and two courses in mathematics education leadership.
To successfully complete this program, candidates will:
In order to be eligible for MSDE endorsement as Mathematics Instructional Leader, grades PreK-6, candidates must complete the requirements listed below, hold a valid, professional certificate and present verification of 27 months of satisfactory teaching experience including mathematics.
The concentration in Grades 4-9 includes five courses in mathematics, three courses in education, and two courses in mathematics education leadership.
In order to be eligible for MSDE endorsement as Mathematics Instructional Leader, grades 4-9, candidates must complete the requirements listed below, hold a valid, professional certificate with certification in Middle School Mathematics and present verification of 27 months of satisfactory teaching experience including mathematics.
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