Adolescent Mathematics


Program Overview

This master’s program will prepare you to teach Mathematics to middle school and high school students of diverse backgrounds, abilities and interests in Grades 7 and 12.

Coursework and Clinical Experiences

Courses are offered in the afternoon and evening. Some courses may be available in an online or hybrid format. Select courses have required hours of classroom experience (fieldwork) in a New York City public school. Students also participate in supervised teaching (student teaching and/or practicum) as the culmination of their course of study. Student teaching and/or practicum requires five full days per week for at least one semester.


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Adolescent Mathematics Education Grades 7 to 12

Eligibility and Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.0
  • 24 or more credits in mathematics approved by the graduate mathematics adviser, including a course in elementary statistics, a year of calculus and a course in matrix algebra or linear algebra. Applicants may be admitted on the condition that they complete up to 12 credits of additional coursework in mathematics. A transcript review will determine which additional credits, if any, are needed
  • A grade point average of at least 2.7 in mathematics courses
  • A general education core in the liberal arts and sciences to include: artistic expression, communication, information retrieval, concepts in history and social sciences, humanities, a world language other than English, scientific and mathematical processes, and written analysis and expression (Waived for Spring 2024 and Fall 2024 applicants)
  • A statement of purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • An official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score report (Waived for Spring 2024 and Fall 2024 applicants)

To Apply

Applications are accepted each Fall and Spring semester.

To start your application, visit the Hunter College Online Application.

When applying to this program, under Program of Study, select School of Eduction -Adolescent Education and Adolescent Education Math (Grades 7-12) no prior Math NYS Teaching Cert.

Application Deadlines

Fall Start

  • March 15 (Priority Deadline)
  • April 15 (Extended Deadline)

Spring Start

  • October 15 (Priority Deadline)
  • November 1 (Extended Deadline)

Visit How to Apply for information about deadline extensions.

CUNY Sponsored Application Fee

Applicants applying to this program by June 30, 2024, will have their application fee sponsored by CUNY.

Related Programs

If you hold initial NYS certification in this content area, you may be eligible for our Adolescent Math Professional Certificate MA program.

If you hold a master’s degree in Mathematics, you may be eligible for our Post Master’s Advanced Certificate program in Adolescent Mathematics.

Contact an Admissions Advisor

Program Leader

Frank Gardella

Math Department Advisor

Scott Gentile

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