Endorsement – Middle School Math 5-8

Endorsement – Middle School Math 5-8

Degree Offered: Endorsement

Concentration: Middle School Math


Application Deadline:

August 1st: Fall semester
December 1st: Spring semester
*Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed on a space availability basis

*International students are advised to apply by:
April 1st: Fall (September intake)
November 1st: Spring (January intake)


Program Description:

The goal of the mathematics endorsement (MAEN) program is to prepare teachers who are already in possession of a teaching certificate to obtain middle school mathematics certification. The program is designed to provide teachers with the necessary knowledge and skills to pass middle school level Praxis (the New Jersey certification exam.) 

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

  • Cumulative grade point average of no less than 2.75 on 4.00 scale.
  • A copy of a teaching certificate (CEAS or Standard License)

Program Requirements:

  • 15 credits of graduate study chosen from the following list of courses.
Endorsement: Middle School Math (5-8)15 credits
MAEN 5000 Algebra I 3
MAEN 5010 Math Modeling in Middle School Mathematics 3
MAEN 5020 Algebra II 3
MAEN 5030 Mathematical Problem Solving 3
MAEN 5040 Geometry and Applications 3
MAEN 5050 Statistics and Applications 3
MAEN 5060 Elementary Function Theory 3
MAEN 5070 Calculus with Applications I 3
MAEN 5100 Calculus with Applicatinos II 3
MAEN 5110 Topics in Discrete Mathematics 3
MAEN 5120 Multivariable Calculus 3
MAEN 5130 Topics in Linear Alegrba 3
MAEN 5140 Number Theory 3

*Candidates who complete these 5 MAEN courses, have evidence of a course including adolescent psychology, and pass the Middle School Praxis exam will be eligible to be recommended for the middle school mathematics endorsement in New Jersey by William Paterson University.