Mathematics for Teachers - MMT at Waterloo

Program information

Centre Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing
Faculty Faculty of Mathematics
Admit term(s)

Fall (September - December)

Application and document submission deadline(s)

June 15 (for admission in September)

Delivery mode Online
Program type Master's, Professional
Length of program 36 months
Registration option(s) Part-time
Study option(s) Coursework

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What does it take to get in?

Minimum admission requirements

  • Four year Bachelors degree (or equivalent) with sufficient university-level mathematical background and with a 75% average.
  • At least one year of prior work experience in education, with preference given to those actively teaching in mathematics, science, or computer science at the time of application.

Application material

  • Resume
  • Transcript(s)
  • References
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable.
    • TOEFL 90 (writing 25, speaking 25), IELTS 7.0 (writing 6.5, speaking 6.5)

How much will it cost?

What can you expect at Waterloo?

  • Review the degree requirements on the Graduate Studies Academic Calendar, including the courses that you can anticipate taking as part of completing the degree.
  • The Master of Mathematics for Teachers (MMT) program offers teachers the unique opportunity to deepen their understanding of the core foundations of mathematics — online and at their own pace. Designed to strengthen teachers’ knowledge of mathematics and its applications, the MMT combines flexibility with world-class education to deliver a rich learning experience. The program equips graduates to engage their students with renewed confidence and enthusiasm.

  • Review the Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing - MMT website to see information about the purpose and delivery of the program, scholarships, and answers to frequently asked questions

This program page is effective September 2023; it will be updated annually.  Any changes to the program page following this date will be indicated with a notation. 

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