College of Arts and Sciences


Graduate Certificate in Mathematics (Online)

This 100 percent online program is taught by IU East, IU Kokomo, IU Northwest, IU South Bend, and IU Southeast. This consortial model allows you to take coursework from multiple campuses and benefit from the expertise and experience of a diverse faculty.

The Graduate Certificate in Mathematics provides graduate-level instruction in mathematics to students interested in obtaining advanced skills and knowledge in this area. 

These may include instructors of finite mathematics, calculus and other introductory college-level mathematics courses. The certificate curriculum provides the knowledge and expertise needed to integrate new mathematical concepts and approaches into teaching.

Of Special Interest for Dual-Credit and Community College Instructors 

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requires all high school teachers who teach dual-credit or other college-level courses to hold a master's degree in the field, or to have a master's degree in another area (such as education), plus at least 18 credit hours of graduate coursework in the discipline. The Graduate Certificate in Mathematics provides these 18 discipline-specific credit hours.

Certificate Requirements 

To earn the Graduate Certificate in Mathematics, you must complete 18 credit hours. Requirements are broken down as follows: 

  • Mathematics core courses (9 credit hours)
  • Mathematics elective courses (9 credit hours)

You choose courses from the following areas of study: algebra, analysis, typology and geometry, differential equations and applications, and probability and statistics.   

For more information on the Graduate Certificate in Mathematics see

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