K-8 Mathematics and Science Education Graduate Certificate

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College : Education and Human Performance Degree :CRT
Department : School of Teaching, Learning and Leadership Option : N/A
Program Websites : http://education.ucf.edu/prog_page.cfm?ProgDeptID=32&ProgID=108

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Graduate Certificate in K-8 Mathematics and Science Education is designed for teachers to improve the quality of their teaching and learning in Mathematics and Sciences for grades K-8.

CURRICULUM

The K-8 Mathematics and Science Education certificate requires four courses (12 credit hours total), including three required courses (9 credit hours) and one elective course (3 credit hours).

Total Credit Hours Required:
12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Required Courses—9 Credit Hours

  • MAE 6899 Seminar in Teaching Mathematics (3 credit hours)
  • MAE 6318 Current Methods in Elementary School Mathematics (3 credit hours) or MAE 6337 Teaching Algebra in the Secondary School (3 credit hours)
  • IDS 6937 Teaching Mathematics and Science Using Reform-based Practices (3 credit hours)

Elective Courses—3 Credit Hours

Choose one of the following courses:

  • SCE 5836 Space and Physical Science for Educators (3 credit hours)
  • ISC 6146 Environmental Education for Educators (3 credit hours)

Application Requirements

Admission is open to those preferably with three years of experience teaching mathematics and/or science in one of the grades K-8. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

 

Application Deadlines

K-8 Mathematics and Science Education Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
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Apr 15
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*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.

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