• K-5 Math Student

    K-5 Mathematics Certificate

    Your students' success is linked both to your knowledge of how students think mathematically and your ability to shape questions and conversations around mathematical ideas.

    Utilizing standards for elementary math specialists developed by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Hamline’s K-5 Mathematics certificate prepares educators who seek to expand their proficiency in math instruction, including K-5 classroom teachers, those who are or are preparing to be math instructional coaches, gifted and talented, Title I, basic skills, and special education professionals.

    With a K-5 Mathematics Certificate from Hamline, you will:

    • Learn and apply research-based developmental frameworks and learning trajectories for the K-5 learner.
    • Develop and implement the instructional dispositions and discourse practices of professional noticing—attending, interpreting, and responding to learners.
    • Explore the critical mathematical concepts that K-5 students need to learn and be able to identify content relationships with middle and high school standards.
    • Refine and implement reflective practices in order to analyze one’s own instructional decision making.

    Program Overview

    Structure: Cohort model, on campus with an off-campus summer school lab-class practicum
    Time to Complete: 11 months
    Program Begins: Once per year in fall term.
    Curriculum: 3 courses, 12 credits
    Cost: View current tuition rates


    Contact Graduate Continuing Studies at gcs@hamline.edu for enrollment information.


    Required Courses: 12 credits

    • MAED 7110: Number Operations & Base Ten Development (4 credits)
    • MAED 7120: Fractions & Decimals – Geometry & Measurement (4 credits)
    • MAED 7130: Assessment & Intervention: Summer School Practicum (4 credits)

    Make Your Credits Count For More

    Hamline’s K-5 Mathematics Certificate may be applied to fulfill electives for Hamline’s Master of Arts in Education (MAEd), Master of Arts in Education: Natural Science and Environmental Education or Master of Arts in Literacy Education.