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Lovinger Building Room 3300
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Dr. Nicole Nickens, Chair
The University of Central Missouri Mathematics Education and the Department of Elementary & Early Childhood Education are excited to offer the Elementary Mathematics Specialist Certificate. All courses in the EMS Certificate program are offered via distance (online and/or ITV sessions) with supervised internships throughout the program. You will learn to coach students as well as fellow teachers in learning math and facilitating math learning.
Upon completion of the program, you will be certified as an Elementary Mathematics Specialist in the state of Missouri. Elementary Mathematics Specialists will be prepared to fill a variety of roles: mathematics coach, mathematics resource teacher, mathematics curriculum supervisor, or mathematics teacher in a departmentalized setting.
The following admission requirements apply to the Certificate in Elementary Math Specialist program:
The Master of Science in Education (Elementary Education, Curriculum and Instruction) program offers courses relevant to educators in early childhood and elementary education. The MSE in Elementary Education is based upon the National Board Standards for the early and middle childhood education areas. The UCM graduate with an MSE in Elementary Education will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:
Click on linked course numbers for a description with syllabus. Please note that courses are offered on a rotating basis; not all courses are offered each semester. Please see Schedule of Courses guaranteed to be offered through Spring of 2014 and work with your advisor to plan a course of study.
The student will work with his/her graduate advisor to determine a set of courses to complete the 10 hours of 5000 or 6000-level electives from an area such as Literacy, Special Education, or Child and Family Development.
To be accepted into the Master of Science in Education degree program in the Department of Elementary & Early Childhood Education, a student must:
For further information on applying to the UCM Graduate School see http://www.ucmo.edu/graduate/
Apply online at https://www.ucmo.edu/graduate/admission/apply/index.cfm
For questions regarding these programs or for additional information, please contact Dr. Nicole Nickens, Graduate Coordinator, Lovinger 3300, 660-543-4235, email: email@example.com