Endorsement, Middle School Math

School of Education & Human Development


Degree: Endorsement

Classroom Type: Fully Online

Designed for currently licensed teachers seeking career advancement and a deeper understanding of how to engage middle school students in math. This endorsement gives teachers the unique qualifications needed to support and challenge students with diverse abilities and backgrounds.

Application​ deadlines

July 12, 2024

Program Details

Interest Categories: Computing & Mathematics Education & Counseling

Campus: CU Denver Online

What you'll learn

University of Colorado Denver’s Middle School online Math endorsement is designed for currently licensed teachers who are seeking career advancement and a deeper understanding of how to engage middle school students in mathematics. Mathematical learning opportunities matter and not all students receive the same kinds of opportunities. This endorsement will give you the unique qualifications you need to support students with diverse abilities and backgrounds.

Join an endorsement program that is a perfect steppingstone to teacher leader and administrative positions, or simply to deepen your ability to challenge and support students in mathematics learning. We prepare highly competent professionals through high quality curriculum and hands-on projects that are relevant, empowering, applicable, student centered, challenging and focused on social justice. Our faculty members help you open doors to your dream position in math education. They will enhance your teaching practices by giving you a new understanding of the challenges faced by your students and the latest best practices in math education.

The School of Education & Human Development is regularly ranked as a top graduate school by U.S. News & World Report.

Choose CU Denver's School of Education & Human Development

The School of Education & Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver attracts students who are passionate about elevating mathematics education. We match their passion with an education that is rooted in diversity, technology, proven approaches and real-world practice. That is why our graduates are prepared to make immediate and life-long impacts on people, communities and the world.

Sample Courses

  • MTED 5621 - A World of (Different) Numbers: Quantity and Operation 3 credits
  • MTED 5622 - Expanding Conceptions of Algebra 3 credits
  • MTED 5030 - Theories Of Mathematics Learning 3 credits
  • MTED 5050 - Critique Of Mathematics Education Research 3 credits
Course Catalog

Recommended Completion Time:1 to 2 years

Required Credits for Completion:24

Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines

We practice "rolling admission" and after your application is complete, we strive to notify you of your admission status in no more than two to three weeks.

The following deadlines are firm, early submissions are encouraged.

Fall Semester: July 12

Spring Semester: November 1

Summer Semester: April 1

Application Requirements

  • 2 recommendation letters
  • Official Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • If applying for an endorsement, proof of teaching license or special services license is required
  • Resume/CV
  • Written Statement: Describe your interest in the program, your special strengths, and the goals you hope to achieve through your work in the program
  • $50.00 application fee
  • International Applicants only: Proof of English Language Proficiency (International applicants should review the following information regarding English language proficiency)
  • Admissions Interview: An interview may be required as part of the admissions process. If so, applicants will be contacted with more details.

For more information, email education@ucdenver.edu or call 303-315-6300.

Additional Information

We welcome applications from motivated licensed teachers who want to teach middle school math students.

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