Mathematical Science Graduate Certificate

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College : Sciences Degree :CRT
Department : Mathematics Option : N/A
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The Graduate Certificate in Mathematical Science is designed to prepare students to teach college-level mathematics in high schools or colleges.


The Mathematical Science certificate requires six graduate courses (18 credit hours), including 9 credit hours of required courses and 9 credit hours of elective courses.

Total Credit Hours Required:
18 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Required Courses—9 Credit Hours

Students choose three of the following courses.

  • 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 Department of Mathematics and/or the Department of Statistics at UCF, with at most two elective courses from the Department of Statistics. 

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.

Application Deadlines

Mathematical Science Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants


Jul 15Dec 1Apr 15
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*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.