Algebra I Education Certificate Elevate Your Math Skills


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the certificate total

Are you ready to boost your teaching career? Whether you are a teacher or preparing to be one, an add-on endorsement is something that can make you more marketable. Liberty University’s online Algebra I Education Certificate can increase your skills in teaching mathematics and prepare you for positions that are open nationwide as a math teacher for grades 6-12. Regardless of the subject you are currently teaching or studying, this certificate may provide eligibility to add an Algebra I endorsement to your teaching license.

Did you know that in the latest results of an international test given to teenagers in the USA, America ranked 31st in math out of 79 countries?* You can be the teacher who helps American students increase their scores, improve their ability to get into a great university, and pursue a STEM-related career. This math education certificate can prepare you to be a better teacher and fill vacancies in math teaching positions all over the nation.

Liberty maintains strict compliance with all licensure requirements for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Not a Virginia resident? We want to help find the best program for you! To view educational requirements and whether a specific program aligns with the licensure requirements for your state, please review our licensure/certification requirements webpage.

*USA Today, Education at Math Scores Stink in America. Other countries teach it differently – and see higher achievement. (viewed online August 12, 2020).

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

At Liberty University, our mission is Training Champions for Christ. Because of this mission, we strive for excellence in all that we do. Here are some of the benefits of choosing to pursue your certificate in algebra education with us:

  • Each of our courses is integrated with a biblical worldview to ensure that you graduate as an ethically grounded professional.
  • Our certificate courses are offered in a flexible, 100% online format, allowing you to continue to dedicate time to your work, family, and community.
  • Each of your professors has professional experience as an educator with specialized knowledge in the area of math education so you can be confident you’re learning from the best.

Our Algebra I Education Certificate will provide you with the knowledge you’ll need to teach mathematics courses from basic elementary math up to Algebra I for grades 6-12. Your online math education will start by covering trends and practices of teaching mathematics in elementary and middle school. It is important to understand the sequential nature of mathematics and give learners practical applications of mathematical concepts and procedures.

You will study math subjects in a progressive manner starting with the elements of mathematics and then moving on to geometry. Your 100% online courses will cover subjects essential to every math teacher, such as statistics and algebra. Additionally, you have the option to cover discrete mathematics or mathematical reasoning, which are both essential to the study of computer science and other STEM-related subjects.

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Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.