What You'll Learn
Through the master’s degree field in mathematics for teaching you:
- Build deeper knowledge of mathematics content, with a particular focus on middle and high school math classrooms.
- Learn tactics that can improve student motivation through interactive problem-solving activities.
- Develop an enhanced understanding of what it means to learn math and where mathematical misconceptions and student confusion can occur.
- Earn an optional certificate in learning design and technology or math leadership.
Your Harvard Degree
Master of Liberal Arts (ALM) in Extension Studies, field: Mathematics for Teaching.
Our Community at a Glance
Most of our graduates are full-time middle school and high school math teachers.
A number of graduates work as math tutors, either running their own private tutoring companies, or employed by such programs as the Russian School of Mathematics.
Average Courses Taken Each Semester
Work Full Time
Would Recommend the Program
Professional Experience in the Field
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Getting Started: Admissions and Degree Requirements
At Harvard Extension School, your admission is based largely on your performance in two specific Harvard Extension courses that you complete before submitting an application.
To get started, we invite you to explore degree requirements, confirm your initial eligibility, and learn more about our unique “earn your way in” admissions process.
My coursework at Harvard Extension supported and helped me to develop the concept behind Educational Justice... My professors at Harvard have not only been huge fans of our efforts, they’ve helped me to grow and support the venture in a number of key areas from research to networking.
Cost and Financial Aid
Affordability is core to our mission. When compared to our continuing education peers, it’s a fraction of the cost.
|Our Tuition (2022–23 rate)||$3,100 per 4-credit course ($775 per credit)|
|Average Tuition of Peer Institutions||$5,476 per course|
|Average Total Cost||$37,200|
After admission, you may qualify for financial aid. Typically, eligible students receive grant funds to cover a portion of tuition costs each term, in addition to federal financial aid options.