Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics

The dynamic Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics program at LMU provides rich opportunities for secondary school teachers to broaden their background in mathematical science and to apply this knowledge to their current pedagogy. Our faculty are nationally-recognized experts in best practices for optimal student learning in mathematics and statistics. Join the next cohort of mathematics educators in deepening content knowledge and becoming master teachers!

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Our curriculum is organized around teacher cohorts. The cohort approach creates a close-knit environment that caters directly to individual teachers and their needs, allowing for one-on-one faculty engagement and a unique sense of camaraderie among teachers. This program offers hybrid classes, making it ideal for the following types of educators:

  • Secondary teachers, teacher leaders, or math coaches interested in a deeper understanding of mathematics (and who also desire a degree from a mathematics department)
  • Mathematics teachers seeking a master’s degree to acquire a salary increase
  • Secondary mathematics teachers who want to teach at a community college

Dedicated Faculty

Our esteemed faculty are conducting nationally-recognized research in mathematics education; as a research assistant, you can join them.

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Rigorous Academics

Deepen your knowledge of mathematical science while enhancing your skills in pedagogy using the latest techniques in both.

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Successful Alumni

Wendy Creek ’17, coaches K-6 teachers who may feel intimidated by math and science in integrating the crucial curriculum in their classrooms.

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Student Community

Every student is a part of their own teacher cohort, promoting community, peer-centered learning, and one-on-one time with instructors.

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Why LMU?

  • Courses taught by full-time LMU faculty or part-time faculty actively working in the industry
  • Small class sizes offer valuable faculty mentorships for professional growth and career advancement
  • Special-study courses tailored to student needs and interests
  • Covers a broad range of areas in the field ideal for full-time students looking to advance their education and industry professionals ready to move into leadership and administration positions
  • A people-first curriculum designed with the help of national experts
  • Follows LMU's mission to encourage learning, educate the whole person, the service of faith and the promotion of justice
  • Total students: 10,165 — Graduate students: 1,734
  • Seaver College graduate students: 185
  • Average Graduate Class Size: 13
  • Full-time vs Part-time enrollment: 24.3% vs 75.6 %
  • Male to female ratio: 60.54 % to 39.46 %

From the Director

“I currently serve as the Director of the Master's degree program in Teaching Mathematics at Loyola Marymount University. Whether you're looking to teach in a community college, increase your salary, earn your credential, or deepen your mathematical knowledge for the benefit of your students, our uniquely structured program is for you. I believe our student cohort model helps educators find community and camaraderie in a changing field and know LMU will support your career goals.”

Anna Bargagliotti, Ph.D.

How To Apply

  • Graduate Admissions Application + $50 application fee
  • Statement of intent
  • Transcripts from all universities/colleges attended
  • Two letters of recommendation addressing the student's mathematical background and teaching experience, if any

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