Ethnomathematics Graduate Certificate

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APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR ADMISSION

SEMESTER GENERAL ADMISSION INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ADMISSION
Fall N/A N/A
Spring N/A N/A
Summer February 15 February 15

After these dates, inquire regarding space availability.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution (any field)
  • Grade point average: 3.0 or above
  • Teaching experience in grades P-20 (early childhood education through university) or equivalent experience
  • Access to groups of students needed to complete some applied projects
  • Access to a computer and internet connection are required

Enrollment is competitive, so minimum requirements do not guarantee acceptance.

GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES

UHM SCHOLARSHIPS:

Please refer to the following link for UHM general information, including a list of scholarships and other options.

LOCAL & NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS:

MERIT-BASED STIPENDS:

Candidates taking the Ethnomathematics course sequence as part of the MEd in Curriculum Studies may be eligible to apply for departmental stipends, based on available funds.

FEDERAL TEACHER LOAN FORGIVENESS:

Teachers at Title I schools may qualify for between $5,000-$17,500 loan forgiveness. Please refer to Federal Student Aid Teacher Loan Forgiveness.

ESTIMATED COSTS

These costs are approximate, and subject to change. Please visit the Outreach tuition and fees page for Summer tuition rates, and the Financial Aid tuition chart for Fall and Spring tuition rates.

*Other Costs

  • Housing Costs: on O‘ahu
  • Housing Costs: associated with neighbor island learning journeys
  • Learning Journeys: inter-island airfare  and housing costs

*The program offers students travel stipends to assist with costs. The amount of the travel stipend is based on the number of students enrolled in the program, the individual student’s geographical location, and other factors (note: students who are UH employees using tuition waivers cannot receive stipends).

FAQ

Type Name Updated
Other Document Type Ethnomath FAQ Last Updated
February 2018

STEPS TO APPLY

Please visit the Mākālei system website to apply.

Applications to College of Education Programs will be submitted through Mākālei

If you have a UH Username, please select, "UH username and password". If you do not have a UH Username, please select, "Create an account" and that will lead you to the steps to create a Mākālei account.

Once you are logged into Mākālei and have reached the, "Select a Degree and Program" section, in order to apply for the Ethnomathematics Graduate Certificate (GCERT), select "Graduate Certificate" as the degree you are applying for,  and "Ethnomathematics" as your program.

1. Submit to Office of Graduate Education (OGE)

  • A new UH Graduate Application.
    • Select the “Graduate Studies - Summer” application type.
    • On Question #7, choose “Curriculum Studies (Ethnomathematics)-Graduate Certificate**” as your Planned Course of Study.
  • Official Transcripts from each institution attended (except for UH system transcripts)
  • Graduate Division Residency Declaration Form (Hawai‘i residents only)
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores (International Students only)
  • International Student Financial Form (International Students only)

2. Submit to Curriculum Studies

  • Two letters of recommendation
    • Submitted electronically (preferred)
    • If mailed or faxed must be on Letterhead and signed.
  • A statement of objectives
  • A copy of your CV (resume)
  • If you have any questions, please email csdept@hawaii.edu or call 808-956- 2376.

CONCURRENT WITH MEd:

The Ethnomathematics Graduate Certificate (GCERT) may be taken at the same time as the MEd Curriculum Studies, Math Education.  If interested in obtaining the graduate certificate and master’s degree, you must apply concurrently to TWO programs.  Please see requirements and application procedures for the MEd Curriculum Studies, Math Education.

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