NetMath Certificate of Professional Development in Applied Mathematics
The NetMath Certificate of Professional Development in Applied Mathematics is suitable for students wanting to pursue further study in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, computer science, business, finance, or any other area where mathematics is required. The certificate may also be useful for teachers who are trying to increase their proficiency in mathematics. In addition, students who are seeking proficiency in calculus and want to apply these concepts to their academic or workplace lives will benefit from the certificate.
In order to earn the NetMath Certificate of Professional Development in Applied Mathematics a student must successfully complete Math 220, Math 231, Math 241, Math 285 or Math 286, and an additional higher level NetMath course. For their final course, students must enroll in Math 299 and complete a capstone paper that demonstrates mastery of course concepts and the ability to apply them to real world settings. We may decide to waive the Math 220 (Calculus I) requirement depending on a student's prerequisites. All other courses must be taken online through NetMath. You must maintain a GPA of 3.0 (B) in order to be awarded the certificate.
|3-4||Math 285 or Math 286|
|3||Math 415, Math 461, or another 300 or 400 level mathematics course offered through NetMath|
Upon completion of coursework
Upon completion of the coursework, you will need to fill out a request for review of transcript form, which serves as your application for the certificate. Once the application is processed, you will be eligible to enroll in Math 299, the capstone course. Upon successful completion of Math 299 you will receive a certificate from Online & Continuing Education and the Department of Mathematics stating that you have successfully completed the NetMath Certificate of Professional Development in Applied Mathematics. Please note that while each course will be listed on your UIUC transcript, this certificate will not be listed on the transcript.