Applied Mathematics

Program Type
Undergraduate Certificate
Undergraduate Certificate
Mode of Study
In Person

Cost per credit hour

In-state: $288;
Out-of-state: $810. See details and other costs

Credit hours

20 required credit hours. Most courses are equal to 3 credit hours. Browse course list

Program duration

Finish in as few as 2 years. Explore program requirements


No fee to apply. Rolling admissions. Begin program in fall, spring, or summer. View application process & deadlines

Program Highlights

  • Take advantage of the flexibility to choose from both day and evening classes.
  • Study with faculty who are dedicated to helping you succeed.
  • Learn to use computer software packages such as Mathematica, MATLAB, Minitab, and SAS.
  • Make progress toward a future degree: Apply course credits from your certificate toward a USM bachelor’s degree.
A student writing a mathematical formula on a whiteboard

Program requirements

Our Applied Mathematics Certificate program provides a rigorous introduction to university-level mathematics. You’ll learn how the methods of applied mathematics are used across both science and industry to model and make predictions about real-world challenges.

Next Steps

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