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Study mathematical structures and concepts with IU Online’s Undergraduate Certificate in Pure Mathematics. Develop a deeper understanding of mathematical principles and prepare yourself for graduate study.

Course Delivery: 100% Online

Total Credits: 15

In-State Tuition Per Credit: $249.73

Out-of-State Tuition Per Credit: $365.31

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## Degree Overview

As a student in the IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Pure Mathematics, you take upper-level pure mathematics courses that go beyond the level of Calculus I, II, and III. The program prepares you to pursue deeper study at graduate school.

You’ll graduate with an Indiana University certificate respected by employers worldwide—and you can work on yours anytime and anywhere. Plus, you’ll enjoy personalized support services throughout your academic journey.

**To apply to this program:**

- Complete application for admission.
- Submit official transcripts.
- International applicants may be asked for additional materials.

**Application Deadlines**

Rolling admissions. Application review will begin upon receipt of all required application materials.

Note: This program is not eligible for financial aid.

Your IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Pure Mathematics prepares you for such careers as:

- Mathematical technician
- Data analyst
- Data scientist
- Investment analyst
- Software engineer
- Statistician

To earn the Undergraduate Certificate in Pure Mathematics, you must complete 15 credit hours.

Requirements are broken down as follows:

- Pure mathematics core courses (12 credit hours)
- Mathematics elective course (3 credit hours)

NOTE: All students must have completed the courses in the calculus sequence MATH-M 215, MATH-M 216, MATH-M 311, or its equivalent. MATH-M 393 Bridge to Abstract Mathematics is a prerequisite for most 400-level classes.

**Core**

Course Number | Course Name | Credits |
---|---|---|

MATH-M 303 | Linear Algebra for Undergraduates | 3 Credits |

MATH-M 393 | Bridge to Abstract Mathematics | 3 Credits |

MATH-M 403 | Introduction to Modern Algebra I | 3 Credits |

MATH-M 413 | Introduction to Analysis I | 3 Credits |

**Elective**

Course Number | Course Name | Credits |
---|---|---|

MATH-M 313 | Elementary Differential Equations with Applications | 3 Credits |

MATH-M 404 | Introduction to Modern Algebra II | 3 Credits |

MATH-M 405 | Number Theory | 3 Credits |

MATH-M 414 | Introduction to Analysis II | 3 Credits |

MATH-M 415 | Elementary Complex Variables | 3 Credits |

MATH-M 421 | Introduction to Topology | 3 Credits |

MATH-M 463 | Introduction to Probability Theory I | 3 Credits |

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