The IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Pure Mathematics provides non-math-major students with the opportunity to enhance their career with a strong background in pure mathematics. In particular, the required courses leading to the certificate prepare students to pursue deeper study at graduate school.
As a student in the certificate program, you take upper-level, undergraduate pure mathematics courses that go beyond the level of Calculus I, II, and III.
Your IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Pure Mathematics prepares you for such careers as:
- Mathematical technician
- Data analyst
- Data scientist
- Investment analyst
- Software engineer
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.
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To be accepted to this program, you must have:
Admissions requirements vary.
To apply to this program:
- Complete application for admission.
- Submit high school transcript or equivalent (applicants with fewer than 12 credit hours).
- International applicants may be asked for additional materials.
- Submit official transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org or:
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Rolling admissions. Application review will begin upon receipt of all required application materials.
Cost for Indiana Residents
Per Credit Hour
- Tuition: $229.84
3 Credit Hours
- Tuition: $689.52
Cost for Out of State Residents
Per Credit Hour
- Tuition: $330.99
3 Credit Hours
- Tuition: $992.97
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