Mathematical Science Certificate

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The Graduate Certificate in Mathematical Science is designed to prepare you to teach college-level mathematics to high school or college-level students. All required courses will be offered to accommodate online learning by posting recorded lectures and offering scheduled online problem sessions and office hours.

Total Credit Hours Required:

18 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree


Students must take 9 credit hours of required courses and 9 credit hours of elective courses.

Courses:  9 Credit Hours

Students must choose three courses from the following list.

  • MAA 5210:  Topics in Advanced Calculus (3 credit hours)
  • MAS 5145:  Advanced Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory (3 credit hours)
  • MTG 5253:  Introduction to Differential Geometry (3 credit hours)
  • MAA 6405:  Complex Variables (3 credit hours)
  • MAT 5712:  Scientific Computing (3 credit hours)
  • MAP 5426:  Special Functions (3 credit hours)

Elective Courses:  9 Credit Hours

Students should take three graduate-level courses offered by the UCF Mathematics Department.

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Application Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

For additional information contact:

Qiyu Sun

Due to restrictive state regulations, UCF is not permitted to provide online courses or instruction to students in some states. More information is available here.

Career Opportunities

  • college instructor
  • college math teacher
  • educator
  • engineer
  • high school math teacher

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