Mathematics and Science Educator Graduate Certificate

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College : Education and Human Performance Degree :CRT
Department : School of Teaching, Learning and Leadership Option : N/A
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The Mathematics and Science Educator Graduate Certificate is for teachers with at least two years of experience who instruct students in mathematics or science in grade levels K-8.


The Mathematics and Science Educator Graduate Certificate requires 12 credit hours of graduate courses, including 9 credit hours of required courses and 3 credit hours of an elective course.

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

Required Courses—9 Credit Hours

  • MAE 6641 Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills (3 credit hours)*
  • MAE 6899 Seminar in Teaching Mathematics (3 credit hours)
  • EEX 6342 Seminar Critical Issues in Special Education (3 credit hours)*

Elective Course—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)*

*Courses available only during summer term.

    Application Requirements

    Admission is open to those with two or more 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

    Mathematics and Science Educator Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
    Domestic Applicants


    Jul 15



    International Applicants


    Dec 1



    International Transfer Applicants


    Apr 15



    *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.