Eligibility for Mathematics

30 Credits in Mathematics

Partner Locations in California, Florida, New York, and Pennsylvania

If you have 30 credits in mathematics (or a minimum of 24 credits*), you are eligible to apply to the Mathematics Education Grades 7-12 program for partner schools in California, Florida, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Course codes most commonly associated with these courses include MTH, MATH, CALC, etc. These courses should also be 100 level or above.

You must have completed a bachelor's degree with a strong mathematics GPA. A strong GRE score in Mathematics is highly preferred.  You must also have:

  • 30 credits of acceptable mathematics content, which can include courses in mathematical reasoning, quantitative methods, number theory and concepts, algebra, analytic geometry, calculus, geometry, data analysis, probability, and discrete mathematics
  • For Florida - 30 semester hours in mathematics to include the areas specified below, as outlined by the Florida Department of Education: 6 semester hours in calculus, credit in geometry, credit in probability or statistics, and credit in abstract or linear algebra

*If you have 24 or more credit hours in mathematics, but less than the required 30, you can still be accepted into the Teacher Residency. You will be required to make up the remaining credits before the completion of your residency year in order to be eligible for recommendation for certification.

18 or More Credits in Mathematics

Partner Location in Florida

If you have 18 credits in mathematics, you are eligible to apply to the Mathematics EducationGrades 5-9 program for partner schools in Florida.

A bachelor's or higher degree with 18 semester hours in mathematics to include credit in the areas specified below, as outlined by the Florida Department of Education:

  • Calculus, precalculus, or trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Probability or statistics