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Graduate Mathematics Certificate

South Dakota State University

647 USD/credit
336 USD/credit
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Become a better math teacher by becoming a better mathematician with this Graduate Mathematics Certificate at South Dakota State University.


The Graduate Mathematics Certificate at South Dakota State University is designed for current high school math teachers who are either enrolled in or have completed a master's degree, are interested in obtaining credentials to teach dual credit math courses and have already completed 9 credit hours of graduate math courses.

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Have an undergraduate degree in mathematics or related field
  • High school teacher who seeks professional development, especially towards the qualification to teach college-level math courses in concurrent enrollment programs
  • Mathematics instructor who seeks qualification to teach at colleges and universities
  • Are an analytical, logical thinker
  • Enjoy solving problems

Career Opportunities

Teacher at the high-school or college level

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Abstract Algebra
  • Number Theory and Cryptography 
  • Cryptography and Codes
  • Geometry 
  • Advanced Algebra

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


9 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 to receive unconditional admission. 
  • A professional academic transcript evaluation for degrees earned outside the United States (This requirement cannot be waived unless your highest degree was earned or will be earned in the U.S. prior to enrollment at SDSU).
  • If you are completing your bachelor's degree at the time of application, you may submit an incomplete evaluation. If you are accepted, a complete transcript and/or evaluation with completed degree will be required by the end of your first semester of coursework.
  • Official U.S. transcripts where a degree is earned (or will be earned), and official U.S. transcripts where graduate level coursework has been taken.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    647 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 647 USD per credit during  .
  • National

    336 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 336 USD per credit during  .


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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