40
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Illinois Institute of Technology / Department of Mathematics and Science Education is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Science education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematics education
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Science education
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Mathematics education

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 900 quantitative and verbal; 2.5 analytical writing)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1000 quantitative and verbal; 3.0 analytical writing)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
11
Accepted
11
Enrolled
46%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 900 quantitative and verbal; 2.5 analytical writing)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; two-page professional statement of goals/objectives; curriculum vita; three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1000 quantitative and verbal; 3.0 analytical writing)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 years of teaching experience
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.5%
Black or African American 25%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.5%
Two or more races 2.5%
Unknown 12.5%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

4
Total faculty
Full-time (3)
Part-time (1)
Male (1)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Informal science/math education, curriculum development, integration of science/math disciplines and across disciplines, instructional methods, students' and teachers' conceptions of scientific/mathematical inquiry and the nature of science/math, instructional models, evaluation, and research design
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3424 South State Street, Room 4007
Chicago, IL  60616
United States
Contact Dr. Norman G. Lederman
Chair/Professor
Email: ledermann@iit.edu
Phone: 312-567-3658
Fax: 312-567-3659