Certificate seekers can only be recent graduates of DePaul University's Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (MAMEd) program. The purpose of the Certificate is to fortify the MAMEd degree for students who wish to teach at the community college level.
The Certificate is comprised of five courses
, those of which are part of DePaul's Master of Science in Mathematics Teaching (MSMT) degree but which are not part of the MAMEd degree. Students are restricted from earning both the Certificate and the MSMT.
When students anticipate that they will be completing their certificate, they must apply for degree conferral.