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Share Your Passion for Math with Students

City University of Seattle offers a completely online Endorsement in Mathematics program for those who want to teach math in Washington State to grades 5-12. You’ll gain a solid grasp of complex mathematics and then strengthen your mathematics teaching abilities. You’ll have the opportunity to work closely with faculty who are also active secondary math teachers, so you can gain real-world applications and common day-to-day challenges. Teaching is a rewarding profession that can help shape a child’s future.

You can earn your math endorsement completely online, on your own schedule, for a truly flexible experience.

The Endorsement in Mathematics is geared toward those who are interested in teaching math to children in grades 5-12. This program includes college-level math courses in geometry and measurement, calculus, probability and statistics, discrete mathematics, number sense, and linear algebra. Then it ties your learning together with courses on math acquisition, secondary math teaching skills, and integration with other content areas.

Prepare for the Math Endorsement Exam

Our faculty of active secondary math teachers will give you the real-world knowledge and skills you need to teach effectively in today’s diverse classrooms. By completing this program, you’ll be prepared for the Washington Educator Skills Test (WEST-E®) mathematics endorsement exam.

Alternative Route

Some students may become certified math teachers more quickly through our Alternative Route to Teacher Certification program, while others may prefer to complete our middle level math endorsement program and teach math to children in grades 4-9.

Learning Outcomes

Throughout the math endorsement online program, you’ll learn:

  • Conceptual understanding of and procedural facility with operations, number systems, ratios, and proportional relationships
  • Geometric properties and relationships
  • Procedural facility with calculus concepts
  • Fundamental ideas of discrete mathematics in the formulation and solution of problems
  • Common Core state standards in mathematics
  • Algebra concepts emphasizing functions
  • Procedural facility with statistics and probability
  • Integration, instructional strategies, and assessments in a secondary or middle school



Founded in 1973, City University of Seattle offers over 60 on-site and online programs designed for busy working adults like you. When you enroll at CityU, you’ll have the support of a community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are dedicated to helping you finish your degree and reach your goals.


City University of Seattle is recognized as a Top 10 educator of adults nationwide.1


Develop marketable, real-world skills in courses taught by faculty who are practitioners working in your field.


Expand your expertise and your global perspectives in on-site and online courses with students from around the world.


Network with alumni employed at Seattle’s top companies, including Boeing, Starbucks, Amazon, and Microsoft.