Office of Graduate Studies 186 High Street Farmington, ME 04938
Version Created Fall 2020
Master of Science in Education
in Mathematics Education
Last Name __
___________________________________ First Name ___________________________ Middle________________
Preferred First Name _________________ Name on previous records ___________________________ Date of Birth __________
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Home mailing address _________________________________________________________________________
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Resident Card. A# _______________
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For Office Use Only Date Received: ___________
___________ Application Essay
___________ Official undergraduate transcript
___________ For consideration of transfer credits, official graduate transcripts and syllabi
___________ Copy of Maine teaching certification ___________ Recommendation 1 ___________ Recommendation 2
Preferred start Date _________________ Specialization _________________________________________________________
Education and Experience (check one)
I am currently enrolled as an undergraduate student
I have a bachelor’s degree from UMF
I have a bachelor’s degree from another institution
-- Do you have a current criminal history record check (CHRC) with the Maine Department of Education? (please include a copy with
your application) ______ Are you currently employed in a PreK-12 school setting?____________(if no, skip to next section)
Number of Years Teaching ______ Current Employer
Current Position______________________________________________________________________________________
Do you hold a current Maine Department of Education certificate? Yes No
Please provide a copy of your
My endorsements are in the following areas ___________________________________________
Maine DOE certification.
Other PreK-12 experience:
Office of Graduate Studies 186 High Street Farmington, ME 04938
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Where did you receive your baccalaureate degree?
Institution ________________________________________ Degree In _________________________________
Have you taken graduate level courses that you would like to submit for transfer into the program? Yes No
Only graduate courses in which you received a 3.0 or above and were taken in the last five years from a regionally accredited
institution will be considered for transfer. Up to 9 credits may be accepted for transfer.
Institution ________________________Course ___________________________________ Grade____ Date Completed _________
Institution ________________________Course ___________________________________ Grade____ Date Completed _________
Institution ________________________Course ___________________________________ Grade____ Date Completed _________
Institution ________________________Course ___________________________________ Grade____ Date Completed _________
Transcripts: Please provide official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) from all the above institutions, as well as syllabi for the
graduate courses listed above. Official transcripts must be sent directly from the above institutions to the Office of Graduate Studies.
This office will obtain all UM System school transcripts (UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UM, UMPI, and USM). Syllabi for UMF
classes do not need to be submitted.
Program Plan
Preferred semester to start your graduate program: ______________
Pace: I plan to complete the program in:
2 years
3 years
* Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and will be considered when complete. Students may enroll in some courses as a non-
matriculated student prior to acceptance into the program (some courses may require prerequisites or instructor permission).
Specialization (please see catalog for descriptions) Select one
Leadership - Math Coaching
Leadership - Math Intervention
Initial Licensure
Application Essay
Leadership Specialization Essay Prompt: Begin by describing your philosophy for teaching and learning mathematics. Then
explain how UMF’s Master of Education in Mathematics Education will support your work as a mathematics educator. (500
Initial Licensure Specialization Essay Prompt: We are looking for candidates with a strong mathematics background (at least 15
undergraduate credits) and the potential to provide high quality mathematics instruction to students in K-12 schools. Write a brief
(approximately 500 words) essay describing your background, your academic and professional goals, and how this degree program
addresses these goals.
Two recommendations are required. One recommendation must be from a university faculty
member or recent school employer
who can speak to your potential for completing graduate work. Please provide each reference with a copy of the blank
Recommendation Form found online.
Application Due Dates*
August 13 for September
8 for January
April 12 for May
4 years
Leadership - Undeclared (must declare after completing 9