Drive student understanding in mathematics through knowledge and instruction.
Help your students improve their math skills with the online Graduate Certificate in Mathematics Education from Lesley University. Our program will cover mathematics content and teaching, with elective courses including numbers, algebra, geometry, probability, statistics, and calculus. You’ll learn how to transfer what you learn to the classroom to help with student learning and improvement. And you’ll study in a convenient, fully online environment with experienced faculty and engaged peers.
If you have a master’s degree from an accredited institution and hold an initial Massachusetts teaching license in elementary education, mathematics (1-6), middle school mathematics, or math/science (5-8), you may use this program to earn your professional license. To learn more about these and other licensure options, contact your enrollment counselor.Request My Info Packet
- Maintain your current work and personal schedule by studying online
- Benefit from one-on-one academic advising
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Program of Study
|REQUIRED COURSES (CHOOSE 5)
|CMATH 6107 Constructing Mathematical Understanding: Number and Operations
|CMATH 6108 Constructing Mathematical Understanding for Number Theory
|CMATH 6109 Functions and Algebra I: Building Mathematical Understanding
|CMATH 6110 Functions and Algebra II: Broadening the Base
|CMATH 6111 Geometry and Measurement I: From Polygons to Pythagoras
|CMATH 6112 Geometry and Measurement: Circles, Symmetry, and Solids
|CMATH 6113 Probability: The Mathematics of Uncertainty
|CMATH 6114 Statistics and Data Analysis
|CMATH 6115 Concepts ofCalculus: Change and Infinity
|ELECTIVES (CHOOSE 1)
|EEDUC 6154 Meeting Diverse Needs in the Mathematics Classroom
|EEDUC 7121 Assessment Issues in Mathematics: Summative and Formative
|ECOMP 6003 Using Technology to Integrate Mathematics Across the Curriculum|
Tuition is $590 per credit hour.
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- Completed application
- Official transcripts
- A personal statement
- Two letters of recommendation
- A résumé
- If you are pursuing a graduate certificate for professional licensure or endorsement in Massachusetts, you will need to submit your bachelor’s and master’s transcripts with a copy of your initial license. Please speak with an admissions counselor to verify which license is required for the professional license/endorsement you are seeking.
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