Test the Waters of Graduate School

Thinking about pursuing a master’s degree in mathematics? Get the educational foundation you need to successfully get into and perform well in the master’s degree program of your choice.

math graduate schoolWhy a Graduate Certificate in Mathematics?

This degree prepares you for graduate school in a unique way. It is especially beneficial for students who:

  • Need the credentials required to get into a reputable graduate school program.
  • Are not yet sure if they want to pursue a master’s degree, and want to find out if they can handle graduate-level courses.
  • Want the assurance that at least some of the classes taken can be applied towards a master’s degree.
  • Need flexibility. All of the classes are offered online, and the certificate is tailored accommodate the busy schedule of working professionals.

What Should You Do to Improve Your Chances of Admission?

If you want to get into graduate school, you should invest time and energy into the following:

  • Develop relationships with your professors. The Mathematics Graduate Certificate program is designed such that you can interact with our professors online and build relationships that will help you get into the graduate school of your choice.
  • Take graduate-level courses to deepen your knowledge and prepare for the challenge of a master’s program.

Ready to Get Started?

The Mathematics Graduate Certificate will prepare you for the master’s degree program of your choice. Apply today to get started.

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Upcoming Deadlines

Certificate Programs

  • Apply by November 25th for Spring (still accepting applications past the deadline)
  • Apply by March 25th for Summer I
  • Apply by May 10th for Summer II
  • Apply by June 25th for Fall

Applications may be considered past the deadline as space permits.

Tuition & Monthly Payment Plans

Tuition and fee information for the upcoming semester can be found on NC State's Online and Distance Education site. Current students may find their information on the Cashier's Office & Student Accounts website.

NC State offers a monthly payment plan.

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