## Master of Arts in Teaching

This program provides an opportunity for students interested in teaching entry level mathematics courses at the college level or teaching mathematics at the high-school level to earn an advanced degree with a primary emphasis on mathematics at a level that will be of value in their classrooms. The program is one designed to give students a broad background in graduate content Mathematics, and in mathematics teaching and learning.

## Admission Requirements

Prior to admission:

- Students must have completed the calculus sequence together with 12 semester hours of advanced courses in Mathematics (3300 or 3400 level).
- The student's GPA for these 12 hours must be at least 3.0.
- Two letters of recommendation.
- Statement of purpose.
- The GRE is not required for admission into the program.

Students with a bachelor's degree, who do not satisfy these requirements, must first enroll in the Post-Baccalaureate program at UTEP. MAT does not offer certification.

Both the Graduate School Application and this departmental form must be submitted for entry to the Department of Mathematical Sciences MAT program.