Educational Mathematics, PhD
The Educational Mathematics program at UNC combines graduate mathematics preparation with advanced coursework and research in mathematics education. This innovative Ph.D. program prepares scholars who can perform research in K-16 mathematics education; teach college level mathematics; and prepare and work with K-16 mathematics teachers.
- Fall Admission: February 15
Applicants must apply to the University of Northern Colorado Graduate School before the program area reviews the applicant’s request for admission. To apply, submit the following materials in a single packet along with the application fee. Failure to submit all required materials will delay the evaluation and screening of your application.
- Applicants should possess a master's degree in mathematics or mathematics education
- $50 non-refundable application fee
- International Students: $60 non-refundable application fee
- Curriculum Vitae (CV) (You will upload this after you have completed and submitted the online application.)
- Submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test Scores (subject exam is not required)
- Required Minimum: 140 Quantitative; 146 Verbal Reasoning; Combined score of at least 297; Analytic Writing 3.5
- Completed Online Application
- Three Letters of Recommendation (You will start this process after you have completed and submitted the online application.)
- One official copy of transcripts from all accredited college or university attended since completing high school. UNC Alumni need not submit transcripts
- Provide an essay of approximately 500 words about their personal educational goals and specific interest in the University of Northern Colorado's Educational Mathematics Ph.D. program. (You will upload this after you have completed and submitted the online application.)
- Applicants without a Master's degree may apply to the "Master's Degree en route to Ph.D." option. Applicants to this program are expected to have a strong bachelor's degree in mathematics It is expected that students will have had a senior level or beginning graduate level course in each of abstract algebra, linear algebra, point-set topology, and real or complex analysis; applicants not having this background may be required to take additional courses to prepare for the coursework in the program.