# Secondary Mathematics Education, Certificate

**Program Director:** Christy Graybeal Ph.D. graybeal@hood.edu; 301-696-3838

This 15-credit certificate program is designed for current middle and high school mathematics teachers. It combines courses in mathematics and education, and focuses on the mathematics covered in Maryland’s College and Career-Ready Standards.

**This program does not lead to initial teaching certification.**

**Application Requirements**

Submit one official transcript reflecting the highest degree conferred.

## Requirements for the Certificate

### Required:

MATH 505 | Discrete Math | 3.0 |

### Two of the following sequences:

#### Sequence 1:

MATH 501 | Explorations in Geometry | 3.0 |

EDUC 551 | The Teaching of Geometry | 3.0 |

#### Sequence 2:

MATH 502 | Explorations in Algebra | 3.0 |

EDUC 552 | The Teaching of Algebra | 3.0 |

#### Sequence 3:

MATH 500 | Statistics | 3.0 |

EDUC 595 | The Teaching of Statistics & Probability: Decision Making with Mathematics | 3.0 |

Exceptions to these requirements may be granted on a case-by-case basis, depending on the student’s education and experience.

### Other courses which may be substituted for individual students:

EDUC 596 | The Teaching of Mathematical Modeling: Strategies for Contemporary Problems | 3.0 |

MATH 503 | Explorations in Calculus | 3.0 |

MATH 504 | Explorations in Secondary School Mathematics | 3.0 |

MATH 507/MATH 407 | Introduction to Graph Theory | 3.0 |

MATH 509/MATH 409 | Elementary Number Theory | 3.0 |

MATH 520 | Mathematical Modeling for Teachers | 3.0 |

MATH 570 | History of Mathematics | 3.0 |

MATH 599 | Special Topics | 3.0 |