Graduate Certificate Program Summary
This certificate is for educators in the NebraskaMATH program looking to enhance their credentials in mathematics education. Educators who earn this certificate can continue as a generalist, teaching in all subjects or move into the role of a math specialist.
All courses are taught on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln city campus or at NebraskaMATH approved sites.
This graduate certificate is offered by the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education.
Application checklist and deadlines
Required by the Office of Graduate Studies
- Application for Graduate Admission for a graduate certificate objective
- $50 non-refundable application processing fee
- One set of transcripts confirming eligibility for graduate-level study, uploaded to MyRED (see transcript upload requirements)
- If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
- If you are not a US citizen and you hold an F1 visa: concurrent admission to a degree program, because a certificate alone is not sufficient for F1 status
See also: steps to admission.
The K-3 Mathematics Specialist Certificate is an 18 credit hour program.
To earn the certificate, participants must first be admitted to the program. Students will complete a 3 credit hour pre-req (MATH 800P) and then complete the five designated certificate courses, which are 3 credit hours each.
- MATH 801P: Geometry, Measurement, and Algebraic Thinking for K-3 Mathematics Specialists
- MATH 802P: Geometry, Measurement, and Algebraic Thinking II for K-3 Mathematics Specialists
- TEAC 808A: Improvement of Instruction in Elementary School Mathematics
- TEAC 808J: Improvement of Instruction in Elementary School Mathematics
- TEAC 907: Seminar in Elementary School Mathematics
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