Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

High-Performance Computing for Scientific Applications Certificate

24 months
1567 USD/credit 10969 USD/year
1567 USD/credit 10969 USD/year
1205 USD/credit 8435 USD/year
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Learn to solve real-world problems through computation with High-Performance Computing for Scientific Applications Certificate in Temple University’s College of Science and Technology. 


In this interdisciplinary graduate program in High-Performance Computing for Scientific Applications Certificate, courses blend mathematics and science so you’re prepared to meet a growing need for professionals in applied mathematics, computational sciences, statistics and traditional scientific fields. You’ll discover the

  • architecture of high-performance computing systems, 
  • computational methods used in the sciences and engineering, 
  • mathematical techniques employed in high-performance computing, and
  • software tools used in parallel calculations.


Graduates are trained to apply high-performance computing across a variety of fields and are well prepared for positions in academia, government laboratories and industry. 

Graduates of this program from Temple University are well-positioned to pursue careers in 

  • applications programming,
  • computer science,
  • computer systems research,
  • cryptography,
  • scientific programming and 
  • software development.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Fundamentals of Computer Programming for Scientists and Engineers 
  • High-Performance Computer Programming for Scientific Modeling
  • High-Performance Computing Technology for Scientists 
  • Mathematical Methods for High-Performance Computing 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


14 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Recommendations: 3
  • Goals Statement: your statement should be 500 to 1,000 words in length. Include your specific interest in Temple’s program as well as your research and future career goals, and your previous academic and research achievements.
  • Résumé

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10969 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    10969 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8435 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1205 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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