2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog

Mathematics and Science Educator 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?fid=61425956745341447F750D05031666435F5178740B00000E

Program Description


The Mathematics and Science Educator Graduate Certificate is for teachers with at least two 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 that occurs in grades K-8. Graduates of the Mathematics and Science Educator program will be able to assist faculty and administrators to reach all students to support their learning of mathematics and science. This program 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 Mathematics and Science Educator 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 aligned 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 Mathematics and Science Educator Graduate Certificate requires 12 credit hours of graduate courses, including 9 credit hours of required courses and 3 credit hours of an elective course.

Total Credit Hours Required: 12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree

Required Courses: 9 Credit Hours


*Courses available only during summer term.

Elective Course: 3 Credit Hours


*Courses available only during summer term.

Choose one of the following courses:

Application Requirements


Admission is open to those with two or more 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


Mathematics and Science Educator Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants - Jul 15 - -
International Applicants - Dec 1 - -
International Transfer Applicants - Apr 15 - -
*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

Janet Andreasen PhD
Lecturer
janet.andreasen@ucf.edu
ED 123-Q

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