May 22, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Graduate Mathematics Certificate

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Program Overview

The online graduate and advanced mathematics certificates are an 18-credit sequence of programs designed for current high school math teachers who are either enrolled in or have completed a master’s degree, or are interested in obtaining credentials to teach dual credit math courses. Learn more at


Certificate Requirements - 9 Credit Hours


Courses cannot be used to fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate Math Certificate and the Advanced Graduate Mathematics Certificate .

Application Requirements

  1. Completed application
  2. $35 application fee
  3. Official transcripts*
  4. Letters of recommendation*
  5. Admission test scores*
  6. Statement of purpose
  7. Resume/CV*

*Requirements for admission vary by program and may require different documentation and have different deadlines. For specific program requirements and submission deadline, visit:

State Authorization - It Matters Where You Live

If your learning placement course (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) or your online course will be taken outside South Dakota, please reference USD’s State Authorization webpage.

State Authorization


Department of Mathematical Sciences
605-658-5970 | |

Graduate Admissions
​605-658-6200 |  |

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