Certificate in Mathematics {20-21}

Mathematics Graduate Certificate

The Higher Learning Commission requires that teachers who wish to teach college-level mathematics courses to high school students for college credit have at least 18 credits of masters level mathematical content. The Masters Level Mathematical Content Certificate is proof that a student has met this HLC standard. To receive this certificate a student must complete a minimum of 18 credits of masters level mathematics. These certificate can be earned completely online.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to

  • Demonstrate an understanding of graduate-level mathematics and problem solving techniques.
  • Synthesize concepts from different mathematical disciplines into an understanding of the larger concept of mathematics.
  • Write and analyze proof.
  • Demonstrate experimental mathematics techniques for exploring and developing solutions to problems.
  • Apply advanced mathematical techniques to solving real-world problems.

Core Requirements

Students must earn 18 credits from following list:
MATH 511 Enumerative and Algebraic Combinatorics (3)
MATH 512 Appied Variation, Proportionality, & Related Topics (3)
MATH 661 Functions of Complex Variables and Applications (3)
MATH 590 Topics in Mathematics (3)
MATH 626 Mathematical Problem Solving (3)
MATH 634 Probability and Statistics for Applications (4)
MATH 676 Abstract Algebra and Galois Theory (3)
MATH 690 Topics in Mathematics (3)