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Master of Science in Education in Math and Bilingual Education (7-12)

The MSED program is designed for students who have attained an initial certification in mathematics (grades 7-12) and are themselves proficient in a Language Other Than English (LOTE) who wish to gain professional certification as mathematics teachers as well as a bilingual extension.

The program provides coursework in education, mathematics education and bilingual education as well as guided field experiences to prepare these teachers for the special challenges of teaching mathematics to English language learners who are bilingual in mainstream as well as bilingual classrooms. The 30-credit course of study required leads to professional certification in mathematics (grade 7-12) as well as the New York State Bilingual Extension (7-12). A total of 50 hours of fieldwork experience is required.

Admissions at a Glance
Fall Deadline July 15
Spring Deadline December 15
Extended Deadline None
Letters of Reference 2
Essay 500 Words
PTE 68
Accepts Non-Matric No

Apply at no cost by June 30, 2025 to any of our Graduate Math Education Programs. These programs lead to teacher certification in an area of high need in New York City public schools. CUNY is encouraging applications to these programs by sponsoring the $75 fee for applications received before June 30, 2025. Please contact with any questions.

Requirements for Matriculation

These requirements are in addition to the general requirements for matriculation.

  1. The Master of Science in Education (MSEd) Program is for students who already hold an initial certification in a teaching discipline and who wish to pursue advanced studies in education. Graduates from this program gain an advanced certification and a MSEd degree
  2. A bachelor’s degree in mathematics and mathematics education from an accredited college or university
  3. At least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average in mathematics and secondary education courses
  4. New York State Initial Certification in mathematics at a secondary level (7-12)
  5. Bilingual proficiency: Applications must demonstrate satisfactory proficiency in a language other than English (LOTE) that they are seeking the extension