Candidates for the Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership, Master of Arts (M.A.) – Mathematics and Science Education Specialization at the University of Maryland are elementary or special education teachers or teachers of mathematics at the middle/intermediate/junior high or high school level, or those interested in teaching in higher education. Students interested in careers in research or further doctoral degree studies typically pursue a Master of Arts. The Master of Arts is a 30 credit hour program that requires a thesis and an oral thesis defense.

* Candidates typically elect to specialize in mathematics or science education.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Hobson’s online application’s helpdesk for any technical issues. For questions related to the admissions process, prospective students may contact the TLPL Coordinator of Graduate Studies at (301) 405-3118 or