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Mathematics for Middle School Teachers

Portland State University

671 USD/credit
671 USD/credit
444 USD/credit
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Share your fascination with mathematics with young people through Portland State University's graduate certificate in Mathematics for Middle School Teachers.

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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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

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24 alternative credits


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General requirements

  • Admission eligibility is based on receipt of a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country or be regionally accredited within the U.S. prior to matriculating into a graduate program.
  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA.

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    671 USD/credit
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  • National

    671 USD/credit
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  • In-State

    444 USD/credit
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    Based on the tuition of 444 USD per credit during  .

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1271 - 2262 USD /month
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