Elementary mathematics specialist

Graduate certificate University of Missouri
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Overview

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.

Quick facts

Official name

Graduate certificate in elementary mathematics specialist

Campus

University of Missouri

Program type

Graduate certificate

Academic home

College of Education | Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum

Delivery mode

100% online

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council

Credit hours

24

Estimated cost

$11,122.80

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Career prospects

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Instructional Coordinators
7%
Employment growth
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Instructional Coordinators
$62,270
Median salary

Program structure

Delivery of the program is entirely online during the school year, with scheduled synchronous online meetings approximately five times a semester. Summer courses may include meetings on the Columbia campus, with a video conferencing option for students who are unable to attend in person.

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 includes

  • 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).

Delivery

100% online

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

2 years

Typical course load

1 or 2 classes each semester

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The College of Education is a member of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum