Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University

Program ID: ISU-POSTBAC [#662]
Program Title: Postbaccalaureate Certificate Program
Program Type: Graduate or early career program
Program Location: Ames, Iowa 50011, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2018/08/01
Application Deadline: 2018/03/31 (posted 2018/02/06, updated 2018/02/05, listed until 2018/08/05)
Program Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at Iowa State University will be offering a Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Mathematics during the 2018-2019 academic year, pending funding approval.

The Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Mathematics is a certificate program that offers students who have received Bachelor’s degrees a year of training and preparation for entering a PhD program. The main goal of the program is to prepare students to be successful in graduate studies in mathematics or applied mathematics and to experience the environment of graduate school.

In this program students will take 4 courses, have teaching assignments in undergraduate courses , get ample mentoring from the department’s faculty and graduate students, attend conferences, and receive professional development to aid in applying for graduate programs (or jobs, if necessary).

Applicants must submit an application (that can be found at, transcripts, a personal statement, and at least 2 letters of recommendation. Underrepresented minorities, women, veterans, and nontraditional students who want to go back to school are encouraged to apply.

We will begin review of applications March 9th and continue until all places are filled.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the program description.

Further Info:
Math Department
Iowa State University
396 Carver Hall
Ames, IA 50011-2064

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