Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Mathematics for Teaching Certificate

24 months
1567 USD/credit 9402 USD/year
1567 USD/credit 9402 USD/year
1205 USD/credit 7230 USD/year
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Gain a broader understanding of mathematics and expand your ability to support student learning at the secondary level with Temple University’s Mathematics for Teaching Certificate.


The program’s curriculum aligns with the Mathematical Practice Standards presented in the Common Core State Standards, and coursework explores how to implement these standards in the classroom. You’ll build expertise and learn new techniques for student success, and develop a deeper awareness of mathematical theory, topics and pedagogy. Appreciate mathematics as a language through which you can analyze physical reality and answer real-life questions, and learn how to teach these concepts to your future students. 


Graduates of the Mathematics for Teaching Certificate (Graduate) from Temple University are prepared to continue their careers as professional educators. Armed with a greater understanding of mathematics theory and pedagogy, teachers who earn this graduate certificate are better equipped to instruct mathematics at the secondary level.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Algebra and Functions for Teaching
  • Geometry for Teaching
  • Mathematical Modeling for Teaching
  • Number Theory and Proof for Teaching
  • Probability Theory and Applications for Teaching

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Recommendations: 3
  • Goals Statement: Your statement should be about 500 to 1,000 words in length. Include your specific interest in Temple’s program as well as your research and future career goals, and your previous academic and research achievements.
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Résumé

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9402 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9402 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1205 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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