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Mathematical Sciences Programs

It all adds up to creating the future you want.

Numbers are kind of your thing, and we get that. We're here to help you take what you love and turn it into a rewarding career.

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Mathematical Sciences Research Certificate

You might be wondering how this certificate differs from the mathematics minor. Well, in these courses you will learn research methods and tools, foundations of research in the theory of the discipline, and advanced communication skills. Basically, this certificate is a more well-rounded approach, while the minor is all about the numbers.

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Program Highlights

  • Top-notch problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Experience with quantitative reasoning
  • The ability to construct logical arguments
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue education



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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  • Research methods and tools appropriate to the mathematical sciences
  • Foundations of research in the theory of the discipline
  • Advanced communication skills, and apply what they have learned by executing a research project and communicating the results to others