Certificate in Mathematics Education (Grades 5 through 9)
The Certificate in Mathematics Education (Grades 5 through 9) is designed for students planning to teach in this field and for current teachers in other fields preparing for a career change.
Courses are held in classrooms equipped with modern technological resources and conducted by professors with theoretical and practical expertise in the field of mathematics, providing students with a solid academic background in math education. The program places a special emphasis on acquiring the skills to work with culturally diverse populations in middle school.
The certificate program consists of 18 credits of coursework. Courses are offered in a hybrid format.
The curriculum for the certificate is as follows: Geometry for Education Majors (MTG300), Trigonometry for Education Majors (MAC302), Pre-Calculus for Education Majors (MAC300), Calculus for Education Majors (MAC301), Probability for Education Majors (STA300), and Statistics for Education Majors (STA301).
The program meets the coursework requirements to apply to take the Florida Department of Education examination for certification in Middle Grades Mathematics (Grades 5-9).