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Certificate in Applied Mathematics

Certificates

The Applied Mathematics Certificate is designed to offer students who have completed the calculus sequence* and have some programming experience** the opportunity to develop skills in applying mathematics.

* The calculus sequence (Calculus I-IV) is a prerequisite for most, but not all, of the upper-level mathematics courses.
** An introductory programming course such as Programming with Python (U20 Math 133) is sufficient preparation.

Advising

Our advisors go the extra mile to help you navigate your path and needs. We will provide you with the tools to make each moment spent on your education as valuable as possible. Students will receive:

  • individual appointments with an experienced advisor;
  • career planning services to prepare you for opportunities after graduation;
  • a partner throughout your journey to ensure success.

Schedule an Appointment

We have suspended in-person advising appointments temporarily according to the university’s response to COVID-19. Students should not come to campus, but advisors are still available to help you by email, phone or Zoom.​​​​ 

Student advising is available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. 

Lily Dollan

 Lily M. Dollan
Academic Advisor 

Meet with Lily

Elisa Wang

Elisa Wang
Academic Advisor

 

Meet with Elisa

 

required course work

Required Courses: 15 units

Students must complete five upper-level (300-400) mathematics courses, of which at least one must be Differential Equations I (U20 301) or Matrix Algebra (U20 309). Both courses may be completed to fulfill the certificate requirements.

 


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admissions requirements

There are no formal requirements for admission to undergraduate certificates. Students should speak with an academic advisor regarding their preparation for specific certificates or courses.

U.S. Citizenship or Eligible Noncitizen

University College cannot sponsor an I-20 for any certificate program. International students are eligible to apply for a certificate program if they already hold a visa that permits part-time study. International students holding a B-2 or F-2 visa are only permitted to register for courses that are recreational or avocational.

NOTE

University College is designed for students with adult responsibilities who may require part-time and flexible course schedules. Current high school students and recent graduates seeking a traditional WashU college experience should apply through the undergraduate admissions office: https://admissions.wustl.edu/.

application requirements

Application Deadlines

Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis and typically take four to six weeks. Applicants are encouraged to submit all materials by the following dates:

  • SUMMER 2020: APRIL 15, 2020
  • FALL 2020: JULY 15, 2020
  • SPRING 2021: DEC. 15, 2020 
Completed application form

The online application is available online on our Apply page. Applications are ready for review when all fields on the application form are completed.

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Still have questions?

Program Coordinator: Lisa Kuehne | (314) 935-4226 | lmkuehne@wustl.edu

Director of Advising and Student Services: Elizabeth Fogt | (314) 935-6778 | efogt@wustl.edu