The Graduate Certificate in K-8 Mathematics and Science Education is designed for teachers to improve the quality of their teaching and learning in Mathematics and Sciences for grades K-8.
The K-8 Mathematics and Science Education Graduate Certificate is for teachers with at least three years of experience who instruct students in mathematics or science in grade levels K-8. The program is designed to improve the quality of teaching and learning in mathematics and science in grades K-8. Graduates of the K-8 Mathematics and Science program form a strong infrastructure of teachers focusing on long-term impact in schools while helping students succeed in mathematics and science classrooms.
The K-8 Mathematics and Science Education certificate is dedicated to providing all graduates with exceptional pedagogical and subject matter knowledge and skills by focusing on research-based, state-of-the-art best practices in elementary and middle school mathematics and science education.
Other K-8 Mathematics and Science Programs
A Master of Education in K-8 Mathematics and Science Education is available, and the described graduate certificate can be transferred in its entirety into the master’s program.
The K-8 Mathematics and Science Education master’s program is closely allied with both the EdD and PhD in Education programs. Graduates of the K-8 Mathematics and Science master’s program have been very successful in completing advanced graduate degrees.
The K-8 Mathematics and Science Education certificate requires four courses (12 credit hours total), including three required courses (9 credit hours) and one elective course (3 credit hours).
Total Credit Hours Required: 12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree
Juli K. Dixon PhD
Millican Hall 230
UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112
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