Mathematics

Statistical Finance Certification

Certificate programs appeal to students who do not want to commit to the full financial mathematics master's degree program. Upon successful completion of five courses focused on a specific set of concepts, a student will earn a post-baccalaureate certificate in that area. The certificate programs are designed as mini-programs in focus areas. Thus, each includes the capstone applied research experience of Mathematics Clinic, MTH 541. The five courses required for the Certificate in Statistical Finance are:

  • MTH 543 or ENM 501
  • MTH 544 or ENM 530
  • MTH 563/MBA 623
  • MTH 558
  • MTH 559

Program Details

Mathematics is the study of shape and form, of numbers and patterns, of concrete examples and abstract generalizations. As a discipline, mathematics is not easy to categorize. We offer a Bachelor of Science in mathematics, a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics and a Bachelor of Science in applied mathematical economics (in collaboration with the Department of Economics and Finance). We also offer a Master of Science in applied mathematics. 

Admission Requirements

  1. Completion of a graduate application for admission to a certificate program at the University of Dayton.
  2. Bachelor's degree in a science or technical area such as mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, economics, or finance, and at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  3. Prerequisite mathematics coursework in calculus, differential equations, linear algebra, elementary probability, and statistics
  4. Programming skills.

Students applying for a certificate must be enrolled in the certificate program and must have completed the requirement of five courses with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.

Students cannot simultaneously be admitted to the Master of Financial Mathematics and one of the certificate programs. Students can be simultaneously enrolled in any other post-baccalaureate program at the University of Dayton and a certificate program. Students must meet the entrance standards of the Master of Financial Mathematics to gain admission to a certificate program.

Admission Resources

Graduate Admission

Graduate Catalog

CONTACT

Department of Mathematics

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300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2316
937-229-2511
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