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Postgraduate Certificate Mathematics for Middle School Teachers

Share your fascination with mathematics with young people through Portland State University’s graduate certificate in Mathematics for Middle School Teachers.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration  
Starting in: January, March, June, September
Tuition Fee: $671 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

This graduate Mathematics for Middle School Teachers program at Portland State University equips you with a real-world application to the knowledge and skills you’ll need to become a successful middle school math teacher.Our program provides you with a broad mathematics background, a familiarity with the current middle school curriculum ideas, and a sensitivity to the special characteristics and needs of early adolescents.

This six-course program will enrich and broaden your mathematics background by immersing you in an environment that models the way we believe middle school math should be taught. You will work collaboratively with your peers on problem-solving activities and be versed in how to connect social and political issues to middle school mathematics topics that will keep young students engaged and excited about learning.

What can you do

PSU’s graduate certificate in Mathematics for Middle School Teachers helps post-baccalaureate students meet the math program prerequisites they need to enter a Graduate Teacher Education Program.

Our courses and teaching methods are consistent with the mathematical reform recommendations of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Mathematical Association of America.

Through the certificate, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of middle school math and become part of a community of middle school math teachers who collaborate to improve instruction.

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Courses Included

  • Experimental Probability and Statistics for Middle School Teachers
  • Geometry for Middle School Teachers
  • Arithmetic and Algebraic Structures for Middle School Teachers
  • Historical Topics in Mathematics for Middle School Teachers
  • Concepts of Calculus for Middle School Teachers