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Find the teaching career of your dreams with an online endorsement
With Brenau University’s online K–5 Math Endorsement, you’ll learn to teach math at an elementary school level. Designed to adapt to a changing learning landscape, this program will improve your skills in communication, leadership and more, giving you the skills you need to find your teaching career.
Discover your teaching potential
Our online K–5 Math Endorsement will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to be a leader in the classroom. The overall employment of kindergarten and elementary school teachers is projected to grow 4% from 2021 to 2031,1 and the skills you learn in this program will set you apart as an ideal candidate.
Learn relevant teaching skills
9 credit hours
3 core courses
In this online endorsement program, you will learn the fundamentals of teaching mathematics at an elementary level. This includes the skills you will need to connect with students online and give them the attention they need to succeed as learners.
- ED 679 Elementary Education Mathematics for Teachers I
- ED 681 Elementary Education Mathematics for Teachers II
- ED 682 Elementary Education Mathematics for Teachers III
It’s always a good time to apply
No GRE/GMAT required
No application fee
The online K–5 Math Endorsement offers two start dates per year, so you can apply anytime and start your education as soon as possible. With no application fee, you can apply risk-free. To apply to Brenau’s online K–5 Math Endorsement, you’ll need:
|Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university|
|Level 4 teaching certificate plus, one or more years of teaching experience|
|Cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale|
|Official transcripts for all previously attended undergraduate and graduate institutions|
|Copy of updated professional resume/curriculum vitae|
We strive to make your education affordable
$824 per credit hour
By choosing Brenau, you’re investing in an education that will set you on a path to a successful career. Along with affordable tuition, you can pursue federal financial aid to make your education even more cost-effective.Tuition Details
What you’ll learn
The online K–5 Math Endorsement coursework will give you relevant skills for modern teaching, whether in the classroom or online. Our small classes are taught by expert faculty committed to your success.
With Brenau’s online K–5 Math Endorsement, you can:
- Get the latest training in the concepts and techniques related to numbers, numeration, numerical operations, and algebraic thinking topics which are appropriate for grades K-5 based on Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS)
- Gain an enhanced understanding in the areas of geometry, measurement, data collection, and probability topics appropriate for grades K-5 based on GPS
- Complete your certificate 100% online
- Thrive in small classes, which allow you to work directly with faculty members who have experience working as public or private school teachers or administrators
About our dedicated, supportive faculty
Faculty members at Brenau are dedicated to helping you succeed. Most classes feature a small student-to-faculty ratio, so you can get to know your professors and their unique areas of expertise. As you broaden your professional network, you’ll have the mentorship and support of our faculty throughout your program.
Brandi Worsham, PhD, Chair of Initial Certification Programs and Associate Professor of Education
Brandi Worsham is an associate professor of Education and department chair of Initial Certification Programs at Brenau University. Dr. Worsham teaches courses focused on math methods, middle school education and ESOL. She is a former middle school mathematics teacher with 10 years of experience teaching sixth and eighth grades. She earned a PhD in Middle School Education from the University of Georgia in 2015.
Dr. Worsham has presented at numerous national and regional conferences, including the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE), the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) and the Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (GCTM), and has several publications related to middle school education and the professional development of teachers. Her research interests include middle school education, mathematics education, the preparation of teacher candidates and the professional development of teachers. In her spare time, Dr. Worsham is an avid reader and enjoys spending time outdoors or traveling with her family.
At Brenau, you will learn in small classes, which gives you plenty of opportunities to ask questions and receive one-on-one support from your professors. With flexible scheduling and online delivery, we make education fit into your busy life. Our programs respond to the needs of today’s students, so you’ll receive the education you need to become a leader who makes a difference. From here, you can.Discover Brenau Online
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You can complete the program in as little as one year. To see the curriculum, view our program page.
Tuition is $824 per credit hour. You’ll need to complete nine credit hours for a total tuition of $7,416. You can review all costs on our program page.
There are no entrance exams required for this endorsement.
The requirements for the K-5 Math Endorsement:
- A completed online application
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university
- Level 4 teaching certificate
- Minimum one year full-time teaching experience
- Minimum 3.0 cumulative college GPA
- Official transcripts from each school you’ve attended
- Copy of updated professional resume/curriculum vitae.
You’ll complete nine credit hours to earn the online K-5 Math Endorsement.
The K-5 Math Endorsement is only available online. This allows you to study at the times and locations that are best for you. While you are never required to visit campus, you are always welcome.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Occupational Outlook Handbook: Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers.” Retrieved March 10, 2023, from https://www.bls.gov/