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Interdisciplinary mathematics and science leadership/K-8 mathematics specialist track

Ellington, Aimee J.
Director, M.I.S. Interdisciplinary Mathematics and Science Leadership Program
ajellington@vcu.edu
(804) 828-5521

Web:
www.math.vcu.edu/Statewide_Webpages/

Admission requirements summary

Interdisciplinary mathematics and science leadership/K-8 mathematics specialist track
Degree:

M.I.S.
Semester(s)
of entry:

Fall
Spring
Summer
Deadline
dates:

Test
requirements:

GRE or MAT
Special requirements:
At least three years of successful K-8 mathematics and/or science teaching experience

Three recommendations: at least one from an immediate supervisor or principal and at least one that addresses leadership potential

Interview to develop program of study – program director will contact after initial review of application

See website for detailed discussion of program

The Mathematics and Science Leadership/K-8 mathematics specialist track in the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies program is designed for in-service teachers of mathematics for kindergarten through eighth grades. In designing their individual programs, students, in conjunction with their advisers, may select courses offered by VCU mathematics, science and education departments and courses offered by other collaborating Virginia colleges and universities. The Graduate School, the College of Humanities and Sciences, the School of Education and the departments of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics and Teacher Education administer the program.

Admission requirements

In addition to the general VCU Graduate School requirements for admission and the overall requirements for admission to the M.I.S program, applicants to the Mathematics and Science Leadership/K-8 mathematics specialist track must:

Upon review of the application and all supporting documentation, the Mathematics/Science Leadership program coordinator will contact applicants to schedule interviews to develop programs of study that will detail specific courses to be taken and the institutions offering those courses.

Program description

Candidates must complete all of the general program requirements of the M.I.S. program. In addition:

 

 

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