M.Ed. - Mathematics Education Secondary-RPDP (7-12)

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction (38 semester hours)

Emphasis Concentration in Mathematics Education Secondary-RPDP (7-12)

Southern Nevada Regional Professional Development Program (RPDP) Designed for secondary teachers seeking high school mathematics certificate.

I. Mathematics Content (16 semester hours)

  • SCI 640 courses via RPDP from UNLV's College of Sciences

II. Core (9 semester hours)

Research (select one: 3 semester hours)

  • CIG 690 Teachers as Action Researchers (formerly CIG 705)
  • EPY 702 Research Methods
  • EPY 703 Teachers as Producers and Consumers of Educational Research

Foundations (select one: 3 semester hours)

  • CIG 603 Urban Education (formerly CIG 703)
  • CIG 660 Multicultural Education (formerly CIG 750)
  • EPY 707 Adolescent Development
  • EPY 711 Human Growth and Development
  • EPY 712 Foundations of Learning and Cognition

Curriculum and Instruction (select one: 3 semester hours)

  • CIG 602 Differentiated Curriculum and Instruction (formerly CIG 702)
  • CIS 682 Secondary School Instruction (formerly CIS 704)
  • CIS 684 Secondary Education Curriculum (formerly CIS 705)

III. Concentration: Secondary Mathematics Education (12 semester hours)

Methods (select one: 3 semester hours)

  • CIS 622 Instruction Middle School Mathematics Education (formerly CIS 722)
  • CIS 624* Instruction Secondary Mathematics Education (formerly CIS 724)

Mathematics Education (9 semester hours)


  • CIG 620 Principles of Mathematics Learning (formerly CIG 720)
  • CIS 628* Technology Applications Secondary Mathematics Education (formerly CIS 728)

Select one

  • CIG 629 Mathematics Education Seminar (formerly CIG 717)
  • CIG 621 Diagnostic Assessment School Mathematics (formerly CIG 721)
  • CIS 620 Topics Secondary Mathematics Education (formerly CIS 707; limted to 3 total hours)
  • CIS 629 Curriculum Development Secondary Mathematics Education (formerly CIS 709)

*Requires secondary mathematics content background

IV. Culminating Experience* (1 semester hour)

  • CIG 697 Curriculum and Instruction Culminating Experience: Mathematics Education (formerly CIG 715; 1 semester hour)

The culminating experience involves the development of an e-portfolio project. In preparation for the culminating experience, it is highly recommended that students keep electronic copies of coursework from all classes in the program of study. Enrollment requires completion of 30 or more program-of-study credit hours. Students must meet application deadline the semester prior to enrollment, consult advisor for guideline assistance, and register during semester of graduation. Details available available on the Masters site.

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