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Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics Online Master's and Certification

Advance Your Teaching in Mathematics

The Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics certificate and online master’s programs are designed to increase the mathematical knowledge and related pedagogical skills of middle grades mathematics teachers. The fully online program provides interactive lessons where you will build your teaching toolbox and resources in school mathematics.

  • Strengthen your content knowledge of mathematics for teaching, while learning how to model effective teaching practices.
  • Make connections across the mathematics curriculum and to other disciplines within the framework of the Common Core State Standards Mathematics (CCSSM).
  • Prepare students in the middle grades to succeed in a first course in algebra, either in middle school or when they enter high school.
Graduate student in Teaching Middle Grades Math online course on measurements.

Become certified to teach mathematics in Grades 5-8

The Elementary School with Subject Matter Specialization: Mathematics Grades 5-8 program is fully online and provides New Jersey certified teachers an additional state certification to teach middle grades mathematics. This 15-credit certification program includes five content courses and offers an additional teaching endorsement for middle grades 5-8 mathematics. Teachers certified in disciplines other than mathematics, including elementary school and middle grades science, can become certified to teach mathematics in Grades 5-8. For information about NJDOE requirement for the state certification, please contact you Graduate Program Coordinator, Dr. Jonathan Cutler.

Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics (MA)

The Online Master’s in Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics features five content courses and six courses in mathematics pedagogy. With increased content knowledge and pedagogical skill, you will build an enhanced level of enthusiasm and comfort with mathematics, which will in turn foster a deeper understanding, and appreciation of mathematics in both your students and your fellow educators.


Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics (Cert)

Educators who are teaching in private or charter schools or outside New Jersey can apply for the Online Certificate in Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics. The five course graduate certificate will deepen your understanding of middle grades mathematics. Upon completion of the program, you can choose to continue towards the Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics.


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