Western Michigan University

Faculty
Number of post-doctoral faculty in mathematics education: 
0
Number of full-time faculty in mathematics education: 
11
Number of adjunct faculty in mathematics education: 
2
Doctoral Students in Mathematics Education
Number of FEMALE part-time doctoral students: 
0
Number of part-time doctoral students: 
0
Number of full-time international students: 
1
Number of full-time doctoral students: 
8
Number of FEMALE full-time doctoral students: 
3
Number of MALE part-time doctoral students: 
0
Number of MALE full-time doctoral students: 
5
Financial Support
Academic year (9-month) stipend for teaching/research assistantship?: 
13
Percent of tuition waived for doctoral students on teaching/research assistantships?: 
100
Does your institution have scholarships/fellowships dedicated to doctoral students in mathematics education?: 
Yes
Prerequisites
Mathematics background: 
2
General Program Requirements
Is there a residence requirement?: 
Yes
If a residency is required, please provide relevant details.: 

At least one academic year. Most students are full-time throughout.

Is competency in a foreign language required?: 
No
Profile of students entering doctoral program during the most recent academic year.
Number of students admitted this year: 
1
Number of students with K -12 mathematics teaching experience: 
1
Length of program
Typical number of years of full-time work required to complete doctorate when entering with a masters degree: 
4 years
Program Graduates
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2000: 
1
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2001: 
2
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2002: 
0
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2003: 
1
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2005: 
3
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2006: 
1
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2007: 
1
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2008: 
2
During the last 5 years, the number of Ph.D. graduates that took positions in
mathematics departments: 
5
schools of education: 
3
other places: 
2
school districts: 
1
To find more information about this program:
Contact Name: 
Dr. Steven Ziebarth at steven.ziebarth@wmich.edu
Institution Website: 
Program Website: 
Special features or areas of interest that would be of interest to potential doctoral students: 

Western Michigan University is a partner with Michigan State University and the University of Missouri in the Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum--one of the national Centers for Learning and Teaching supported by the National Science Foundation. For details, see
http://www.mathcurriculumcenter.org
In addition to the Ph.D. program in K-12 Mathematics Education, the Department also offers a Ph.D. program in Mathematics with concentration in collegiate mathematics education.