Math, Science, Technology magnet (MST)

Program overview

Thank you for your interest in the Math, Science, Technology (MST) magnet program! 

You may reach Ms. Mathew, the North Garland High School MST - AMS - PTECH Program Coordinator, by phone at 972-675-3120 x61027, and email.

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The Math, Science, and Technology Program at North Garland High School is designed to prepare high achieving students for advancement in an ever-changing, technological world. 

Through interactive multimedia instruction, students are exposed to an integrated curriculum that focuses on problem-solving and practical applications of math and science. This approach is designed to accelerate students in math, science and technology, and better prepare them for college or employment. 

Math Formula

In addition to general coursework in math and science, MST students have the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of elective courses within the MST program. Many courses available in the MST program are designated as dual enrollment courses, allowing students to earn both high school and college credit at the same time. After completing a prescribed list of courses, MST students qualify for an endorsement in one or more of the following concentrations:

  • Computer Science
  • Biomedical Science
  • Medical Academic
  • Medical Technical
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Multimedia Broadcast
  • Engineering
  • IT Networking (Telecommunications)
  • Architecture

Each concentration culminates in a "capstone" course. Taken during the senior year, the capstone is designed to give students advanced academic and "real world" experiences by incorporating previous course work from their chosen endorsement.

MST Information

For additional information, please review our MST Program presentation.   

High School Expo and Magnet Fair

Each school year, GISD conducts the High School Expo and Magnet Fair where all eighth-grade families are invited to explore the various magnet program opportunities with representatives from the high school programs.

This highly recommended district event normally is scheduled to occur virtually on January 9th from 10am-2pm. For more information about the annual High School Expo and Magnet Fair, please visit the Garland ISD web site.

Magnet application process and timelines

Students must meet initial qualifications for the magnet program in which they want to apply. These requirements vary by program and can include test scores, grades, art/music assessments and more.

For more information about the magnet application process and timelines, please visit the Garland ISD web site.

How to apply

Please follow these steps to apply for magnet programs:

  1. Log in to Skyward Family Access during the application period (timeline available here).
  2. Choose the "online forms" option.
  3. Complete all required information.
  4. Apply for one or two different magnet programs.

If you are not currently a Garland ISD student, you must enroll before you can access the magnet application.

For additional information about the MST program, please contact our NGHS Magnet Advisor Industry Liaison, Natalie Mathew, 972-675-3120 x61027.