Adolescence Education: Mathematics (7-12), M.A.T.

Degree Type
Master of Arts in Teaching

SUNY Old Westbury offers the Master of Arts in Teaching in Adolescence Education: Mathematics (7-12) to prepare teacher-candidates for professional initial certification for careers in middle and high school education

All M.A.T. degrees at SUNY Old Westbury share general admissions requirements, a pedagogical core, and a content core by discipline specialization. These degrees are designed for candidates seeking both a Master’s degree and initial certification in Adolescence Education. After graduation and the satisfaction of the State requirement for paid, full-time classroom experience, candidates may apply for professional certification in Adolescence Education.

Pedagogical training and content specialization are equally emphasized in this degree program, which is offered jointly by the School of Education and the Mathematics, Computer and Information Sciences Department of the School of Arts and Sciences. 


M.A.T in Adolescence Education: Mathematics (7-12) – 36 credits

Pedagogy Courses

  • ED6000 Historical, Social and Philosophical Foundations of Educations 3 credits
  • ED6001 Human Growth and Development 3 credits
  • ED6002 Foundations of Literacy 3 credits
  • ED6003 The Exceptional Learner 3 credits
  • ED6084 Methods and Materials of Teaching Mathematics 3 credits
  • ED6094 Literacy, Research & Technology in Mathematics 3 credits
  • ED6902 Student Teaching (Mathematics) 6 credits

Mathematics Content Courses

  • MA6100 Probability and Statistics 3 credits
  • MA6150 Geometry* 3 credits
  • MA6200 Algebra 3 credits
  • MA6250 Analysis 3 credits

Jeanne Shimizu

Associate Professor
Coordinator of Graduate Programs in Mathematics Education
Adolescence Education
School of Education
New Academic Building