Elementary mathematics specialist: Online graduate certificate
Graduate certificate in elementary mathematics specialist
- Program type: Graduate certificate
- Academic home: College of Education | Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum
- Delivery mode: Blended: some campus visits required
- Credit hours: 24
- Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council
- Estimated program cost: $9,780*
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
Get the certificate you deserve
The online graduate certificate in elementary mathematics specialist from MU can help you further your existing career in elementary education. If you are a full-time, in-service elementary teacher and want to be a mathematics coach, teacher leader or an elementary mathematics teacher in your district, this may be the certificate for you.
Program structure and topics
Delivery of this program is blended: some campus visits are required. You should expect to meet on campus with your instructor and classmates five to six times each semester during the school-based internship courses.
Classes follow the same schedule as on campus. Students typically take one or two classes each semester, including summers, and finish in two years.
Course work covers
- Algebraic reasoning
- Data analysis and mathematical modeling
- Geometry and measurement
- Mathematics leadership
- Numbers and operations
- Rational numbers
This graduate certificate may serve as a stand-alone credential or be applied toward a master’s degree (M Ed) or an education specialist’s degree (EdSp).
In-state tuition rates
As a distance learner in a University of Missouri graduate program, you qualify for in-state tuition rates, regardless of where you live.
Ask us about this program
This program is administered by the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum.