MATHEMATICS - CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN MIDDLE SCHOOL MATHEMATICS
Program Requirements

Goals:

The Middle School Mathematics Certificate program, in the College of Science and Health, is a professional development program designed for licensed teachers to increase their mathematical and pedagogical knowledge in middle school mathematics. The program is specifically designed to provide a broad mathematical background in middle school mathematics content, to develop a knowledge base regarding current research on the teaching and learning of mathematics, and to implement an action research plan to analyze and improve student learning outcomes in mathematics.

Admission:

In addition to the general UW-L requirements for admission to graduate study, applicants must hold a teaching license, have at least 3 years of teaching experience, and complete a program application and personal data sheet, available from the mathematics department.

Program Requirements:

Required coursework includes six summer courses and two academic year Web-based courses.


(10 Credits) Credits
Year 1 - Summer Session
MTH 651 Numbers and Operations 1
MTH 652 Geometry and Measurement 1
MTH 653 Algebraic Reasoning 1
 
Year 1 - Fall
MTH 657 Problem Solving 2
 
Year 1 - Spring
MTH 658 Mathematical Assessment 2
 
Year 2 - Summer Session
MTH 654 Probability 1
MTH 655 Statistics 1
MTH 656 Functions and Graphs 1
  Total Credits 10

In order to be awarded the middle school mathematics certificate, candidates must achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in these courses and a passing score of 152 on the Praxis II Subject Assessment: Middle School Mathematics (#20069).