Online Master of Science in Education – Grades 4-8 Mathematics Certification
Knowledge of mathematics forms the foundation for every science, technology, and engineering profession—and for a great many other professional careers. Help children establish the base of mathematical skills they need: become a mathematics teacher.
Gwynedd Mercy University’s online Master of Science in Education- Grades 4-8 Mathematics Certification offers you both the training you need to help children grow and professional preparation for your Instructional I Certificate (4-8 Mathematics).
Students in our 36-credit MSED program engage with the latest education research, develop practical instruction skills, and gain hands-on experience in a practicum with a local school. Courses are taken online in seven-week blocks.
What You Can Learn
Courses for the MSED with Grades 4-8 Mathematics Certification include:
- The Learning and Teaching Process
- Social and Political Foundations of Education
- Standards Aligned System, Methods, Materials & Curriculum I
- Standards Aligned System, Methods, Materials & Curriculum II
- Methods and Theories for Teaching Mathematics
- Methods for Teaching Reading and Assessment
- Student Teaching
- Multicultural and Diversity Issues in Education
- Foundations of Special Education in a Inclusionary Setting
- Research Skills for Reflective Practitioners
- Action Research Seminar
- Culminating Project
- A practicum or student teaching experience in a local school completes the program.
Who Can Apply
Applicants to our MSEd program are generally professionals from another field making the switch to teaching. Requirements include:
- A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
- A transcript showing at least 21 credits of coursework in mathematics during your undergraduate degree
- A minimum GPA of 3.0 in your bachelor’s program
Applicants who fall just below the minimum GPA requirement (2.7-2.9 GPA) may request a review of their application by the program director. However, acceptance of an application for review does not guarantee admission to the program.
Financial aid is available for this program.
Earn Your Master’s in Education Online
Take the first step towards new opportunities in teaching today. Contact Gwynedd Mercy University now to learn more about our online master’s degree programs in education.