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Mathematics & Advanced Certificates

Boost your resume and knock out your grad school credits without leaving your house. A graduate certificate in mathematics is the perfect fit for working professionals balancing busy schedules with graduate school.

Get the Credentials You Need

As you pursue a graduate mathematics certificate at USD, you'll have the freedom to complete the graduate mathematics certificate and the advanced graduate mathematics certificate, both 100 percent online. Each certificate contains nine graduate math credits designed for current high school math teachers who are either enrolled in or have completed a master’s program. These certificates also fulfill the 18 credits of graduate math content required to meet the HLC guideline for being a dual credit instructor.

Earn your graduate credits without disrupting your life with a graduate mathematics certificate from USD.


Degrees & Offerings

Mathematics

Certificate
  Vermillion Main Campus and Online

Choose from nine credit hours in areas like algebra, number theory and cryptography, geometry, calculus, differential equations, variables and more to complete this online graduate certificate.

Advanced Mathematics

Certificate
  Vermillion Main Campus and Online

We offer coursework in advanced algebra, number theory and cryptography, advanced calculus, numerical analysis, probability and more in this advanced online graduate certificate.

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For more detailed admission requirements, please refer to USD Graduate Catalog. Additional requirements exist for international applicants. For more information, visit International Admission Requirements.

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 With qualities like small class sizes, specialized programs and incredible student opportunities, USD is not your typical university. What makes us unique is what makes your education exceptional.  

Departments & Facilities

Explore the departments, facilities and centers that contribute to your education. Our renowned faculty will help you understand the wide field of mathematics and how it impacts our everyday lives.
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Mathematical Sciences

Our renowned faculty will help you understand the wide field of mathematics and how it impacts our everyday lives.

FACULTY & STAFF

Get to know the faculty and staff in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Our faculty are experts in their field, contributing research and scholarship in the areas of statistics, algebra, analysis, biomathematical modeling and more.

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Dan Van Peursem

Chair, Mathematical Sciences
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Clark Bennett

Instructor
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Jose Flores

Professor
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Catalin Georgescu

Associate Professor
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Kyle Greywall

Instructor
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Nate Harding

Math Emporium Director
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Nan Jiang

Professor
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Angela Keith

Instructor
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Shannon Kortan

Instructor
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Ramiro LafuenteRodriguez

Associate Professor
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Yuhlong Lio

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Kelly Mason

Instructor
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Kristen Maxon

Instructor
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Sally Schmidt

Instructor
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Nicholas Wulf

Instructor

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