EdM in Mathematics Education

The Master of Education (EdM) for Mathematics Education program is designed for practicing teachers, or those with an initial teaching license, who have a strong commitment to teaching and wish to broaden their knowledge about the teaching and learning of mathematics.

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More About Our Program

The EdM in Mathematics Education includes a wide range of opportunities to develop your expertise in mathematics and in methods of teaching mathematics. You can use our program to satisfy professional licensure requirements. The program offers mathematics courses in the College of Arts and Sciences, including the PROMYS for Teachers program, a mathematical immersion experience during one summer.

Our program is highly flexible, tailored to meet your needs, interests, and background. You can complete the program in a manner that best suits your own schedule: one academic year of full-time study or over several years on a part-time basis while you teach in local schools. Primarily, you take courses in mathematics education, which emphasize connections between relevant K-12 content and research-based effective instructional strategies. You can also take courses in mathematics to deepen your content knowledge. Interested in taking courses to support your work with special education students or English language learners? You can do that too.

Career Outcomes

  • Teacher Leader
  • Curriculum Specialist/Developer
  • Math Coach
  • Professional Development Leader
  • Some College and University Teaching Positions

Program Requirements

  • Visit the BU Bulletin for information on this program’s academic requirements.

Program Faculty

Greg Benoit, Lecturer, Assistant Director of the Earl Center

Aaron Brakoniecki, Lecturer, Program Director for Mathematics Education

Samuel Cook, Clinical Associate Professor

Leslie Dietiker, Associate Professor

Galina Dobrynina, Clinical Associate Professor

Lynsey Gibbons, Assistant Professor

Alejandra Salinas, Clinical Associate Professor

Contact Info

For more information about this program and requirements for admission please contact, Program Director, Dr. Aaron Brakoniecki, brak@bu.edu.

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