PLEASE NOTE: The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Middle School Mathematics Program has been temporarily suspended. The status of the program is being examined. New students will not be admitted into the program during the period of suspension.
Advisement for the certificate program is available from the Mathematical Sciences Department.
The Certificate in Middle School Mathematics (CMSM) is a certificate in middle-school mathematics. This certificate is designed for school personnel seeking advanced study in mathematics content appropriate for teaching mathematics at the middle-school level.
For admission to the certificate program, candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree with a 2.75 minimum grade point average in undergraduate work, or possess a higher degree, and hold a teaching certificate in a specified subject area. For admission consideration, students must submit the following documentation:
- To Admissions, an application, application fee and official transcripts from every college and university attended.
To the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, an application for admission to the M.S. program in mathematics education, two letters of recommendation supporting the applicant’s ability to succeed in graduate study, and a completed plan of study signed by a program advisor.
Note: This certificate is not a teaching certificate. The award of this certificate does not carry certification to teach.