Mathematics plays a central role in many fields, from science to computer programming, from finance to economics. It is a critical component in an extensive spectrum of fields. Southern's mathematics certification program is nationally recognized by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Students have the opportunity to supplement their small, close-knit classes with participation in the Math Club, weekly problem-solving seminars, trips to conferences, national and international competitions, and in the GeoGebra Institute of Southern.
The Applied Statistics Graduate Certificate is designed for individuals who wish to augment or begin studies in applied statistics. Students are trained in the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of numerical data. By enrolling in the certificate program, students build competency in the field of applied statistics that is beneficial to a wide range of careers because it improves individuals' data analytic skills.