Graduate Certificate

Middle Grades Digitally-Enhanced Mathematics Education

PROGRAM ADVISOR
Amanda Darcangelo, M.A.
(727) 873-4051

Students learning with technologyThis graduate certificate program provides teachers with the mathematical, pedagogical, and technological foundation required to prepare middle school students for high school mathematics.

The curricular focus includes both teaching conceptually-based instructional sequences, as well as developing conceptually-based instructional strategies for use in the middle school mathematics classroom. As a result, each course in the certificate contains a school-embedded technology project to provide documentation of student learning in each of the big ideas identified by Florida’s Next Generation Sunshine State Standards in mathematics.

In addition, 4 of the 5 courses from this graduate certificate program can be used by teachers to continue their education and obtain a Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) master’s degree.

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ADMISSION

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher for their baccalaureate degree AND one of the following:
    • A 3.0 GPA or higher for the upper-level (upper 60 hours) coursework toward completion of the baccalaureate degree OR
    • A minimum score of 153 on the verbal section and 144 on the quantitative section of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) taken within the previous five (5) years
CURRICULUM

Program Curriculum (15) credit hours

  • Teaching of Pre-Secondary School Mathematics (3)
  • Cognition, Comprehension, and Content- Area Reading (3)
  • Teaching Technology- Enhanced Algebra in Middle Grades (3)
  • Teaching Technology-Enhanced Geometry in Middle Grades (3)
  • Technology-Enhanced Numerical Analysis in Middle Grades (3)

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Apply TodayCandidates are encouraged to apply early.

Applications are accepted year round with three available terms for you to begin your master’s program.

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We are here to help. usfsp-gradstudies@usf.edu – 727.873.4567