2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) 
    
    May 20, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022)

Graduate Certificate in Mathematics K–6


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This five-course certificate is designed for K–6 teachers who wish to deepen their own mathematical expertise as they expand their repertoire of instructional strategies and resources. Using the Common Core State Standards and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics content and process standards as a framework, the focus of these courses is on preparing teachers to assess K–6 students’ existing mathematical knowledge and skills, plan interventions, and engage students. Course topics include practical strategies for teaching the base ten number system and operations; measurement, data, and geometric thinking; and rational numbers and proportional reasoning.

Certificate Requirements


  • 15 total semester credits

Course Sequence


The course sequence for this specialization is dependent upon the student’s Program of Study. Students work directly with their student success advisor to ensure the appropriate course sequence based on course availability.

Note on Endorsement, Licensure, or Certification


This program does not lead to an endorsement, certification, or licensure. Walden makes no representation, warranty, guarantee, or commitment that successful completion of this program or coursework for graduate credit within this program will permit a graduate to obtain state certification or licensure.

The graduate degree program and coursework within the program in which you are enrolling may be accepted by many states toward upgrading or renewing a license or obtaining a salary increase (depending on state or district policy). Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement. Walden enrollment specialists can provide guidance on program requirements; however, it remains the individual’s responsibility to understand and comply with all state and school district requirements.

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