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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.
Official nameGraduate certificate in elementary mathematics specialist
Program typeGraduate certificate
Academic homeCollege of Education & Human Development | Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
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).