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San Diego State University's Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education
At San Diego State University's Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education (CRMSE), we are dedicated to advancing mathematics and science education at local, state, and national levels. We are a an interdisciplinary community of scholars at San Diego State University engaged in research, curriculum development and dissemination, publications, presentations, and leadership roles in the community.
What Makes CRMSE Unique
Interdisciplinary Collaboration. CRMSE faculty active collaborate across six departments in both the College of Sciences and the College of Education.
External Funding. CRMSE faculty have secured around $50 million to conduct educational research since 2000. The funds have largely come from the National Science Foundation.
Integration of Scientific Research in Education with Implementation Projects. CRMSE faculty and staff conduct basic research on the nature and evolution of learning mathematics and science. Findings from this research are implemented through CRMSE initiatives and projects.
Reputation. CRMSE and its faculty have built a strong national and international reputation through: (a) numerous publications by faculty in top refereed journals and books; (b) the hosting of national and international conferences; and (c) the International Visiting Scholars Program.
Uniqueness of Programs. CRMSE faculty offer several Master's and doctoral programs, including the Ph.D. program in Mathematics and Science Education (MSED), operated jointly between CRMSE members at SDSU and faculty at UCSD, an EdD program in K-12 Educational Leadership with a focus on mathematics and science leadership, an MAT program focused on K-12 Mathematics and Science Education, and an MATS program focused on grades 7-14 Mathematics Education.