Adolescent Mathematics Professional Certificate


Program Overview

This master’s degree program is designed for teachers who have NYS initial certification in Mathematics 7-12, or teachers who hold professional or permanent certification seeking to further their knowledge/skills, and gain additional graduate credits. You will take advanced coursework in methods of teaching mathematics to further enhance your skills as a teacher of math.

Coursework & Fieldwork: Courses are offered in the afternoon and evening. Some courses may be available in an online or hybrid format. Select courses have required hours of classroom experience (fieldwork) in a New York City public school. Students also participate in supervised teaching (student teaching and/or practicum) as the culmination of their course of study. Student teaching and/or practicum requires five full days per week for at least one semester.

Credits: 30

Certification: Professional Certification in Adolescent Mathematics Education Grades 7-12

Eligibility & Admission Requirements

  • New York State Certification in Mathematics, Grades 7-12
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Students must have at least 24 undergraduate credits in mathematics with a B average, including courses in Calculus and Linear Algebra
  • Students with a master’s degree in mathematics or mathematics education must have a GPA of at least 3.0 in their graduate courses, with a B average in mathematics courses
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A statement of purpose
  • An official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score report

To Apply

To start your application, click here.

When applying to this program, under Program of Study, select School of Education – Adolescent Education and Math Professional Certification (Grades 7-12).

CUNY Sponsored Application Fee 

Fall 2020 applicants to this program will have their $75 application fee sponsored by CUNY.

Related Programs

If you hold a master’s degree in Mathematics, you may be eligible for our Post-Master’s Advanced Certificate program in Adolescent Mathematics.

Contact an Admissions Advisor

Program Leader

Patrick Burke
Office: E927