2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 12, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

K-8 Mathematics and Science Education Graduate Certificate


College: Education and Human Performance Degree: CRT
Department: School of Teaching, Learning and Leadership Option: N/A
Program Websites: http://education.ucf.edu/prog_page.cfm?ProgDeptID=32&ProgID=108

Program Description


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.

Curriculum


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

Application Requirements


Admission is open to those preferably with three years of experience teaching mathematics and/or science in one of the grades K-8. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Application Deadlines


K-8 Mathematics and Science Education Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants - - - Apr 1
International Applicants - - - -
International Transfer Applicants - - - -
*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.

Contact Info


Graduate Program

Juli K. Dixon PhD
Professor
juli.dixon@ucf.edu
ED 123F

Graduate Admissions

Christina Dabrowski
gradadmissions@ucf.edu
Telephone: 407-823-2766
Millican Hall 230
Online Application
Graduate Admissions

Mailing Address
UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112

Institution Codes
GRE: 5233
GMAT: RZT-HT-58
TOEFL: 5233
ETS PPI: 5233