Certificate in Mathematics Learning & Teaching

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admissions Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate 
Number of Credits to Completion: 15.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Aid eligible

Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 13.1311
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-1022
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The certificate in mathematics learning and teaching requires the completion of 15.0 credit hours of coursework and is designed to provide mathematics teachers with development opportunities for enhancing the quality of their instruction. Recognizing that many teachers pursue graduate studies while working full-time, the program has been designed such that it can be completed over five quarters (requiring only one course per quarter), and is offered in an online format.

Students in the certificate program take courses alongside those in the MS in Mathematics Learning & Teaching. All of the certificate courses can be counted towards MS in Mathematics Learning & Teaching program. Additionally, certificate students may concurrently pursue the MS in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum.

Required Course
MTED 601Diagnosing Student Mathematical Thinking3.0
Select two of the following:6.0
Proportional and Algebraic Reasoning
Geometry & Spatial Reasoning
Data Analysis and Probabalistic & Statistical Reasoning
Functions through the Curriculum
Students select 6.0 additional credits from any 600- 700 level MTED courses.6.0
Total Credits15.0
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