Department of Mathematics and Science Education College of Science Illinois Institute of Technology

Department of Mathematics and Science Education College of Science Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, IL
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
72%
28%
student ratio
40
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
45%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Science Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Science Education ]
      Master of Applied Science (MAS) [Science Education ]
    • Mathematics Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Mathematics Education ]
      Master of Applied Science (MAS) [Mathematics Education ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

45% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 24
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 45
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum score 900 quantitative and verbal; 2.5 analytical writing), minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; two-page professional statement of goals/objectives; curriculum vita; three letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum score 1000 quantitative and verbal; 3.0 analytical writing), minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 years of teaching experience
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students40
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students40
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Full-time Percentage88%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American25%
    • White / Caucasian38%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races13%
    • Unknown or International Student15%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty4
    • Full-time Percentage75%
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Female Percentage75%
    • Male Percentage25%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInformal 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 yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Mathematics and Science Education

College of Science
Illinois Institute of Technology

3424 South State Street, Room 4007
Chicago, IL 60616
United States

Dr. Norman Lederman

Chair/Professor

Phone: 312-567-3658
Fax: 312-567-3659
Email: ledermann@iit.edu

Mr. Rishab Malhotra

Director, Graduate Admission

Phone: 866-472-3448
Fax: 312-567-3138
Email: inquiry.grad@iit.edu

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