Get a Mathematics Certificate

Have you always wanted to gain a deeper understanding of mathematics, either for professional or personal purposes? In this course, you will receive a thorough introduction to the discipline of mathematics, from practical everyday math, to applied theoretical mathematics.

Whether you’re an interested life-long learner or looking to upskill for your career or education, this course will guide you through everything you could hope to learn about the world of mathematics, and then some.

What Happens in the Mathematics Certificate Course

The Mathematics Certificate Course is an online learning program with recommended readings from the textbook (Contemporary Mathematics). This course is self-directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.

This part-time Mathematics Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 8 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 6 weeks or as long as 16 weeks, depending on your schedule.

The Mathematics Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 8 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course.

Course Topics

The Mathematics Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Mathematics Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College).

Sets

  • Basic Set Concepts
  • Subsets
  • Understanding Venn Diagrams
  • Set Operations with Two Sets
  • Set Operations with Three Sets

Logic

  • Statements and Quantifiers?
  • Compound Statements
  • Constructing Truth Tables
  • Truth Tables for the Conditional and the Biconditional
  • Equivalent Statements
  • De Morgan’s Laws
  • Logical Arguments

Real Number Systems and Number Theory

  • Prime and Composite Numbers
  • The Integers
  • Order of Operations
  • Rational Numbers
  • Irrational Numbers
  • Real Numbers
  • Clock Arithmetic
  • Exponents
  • Scientific Notation
  • Arithmetic Sequences
  • Geometric Sequences

Number Representation and Calculation

  • Hindu-Arabic Positional System
  • Early Numeration Systems
  • Converting with Base Systems
  • Addition and Subtraction in Base Systems
  • Multiplication and Division in Base Systems

Algebra

  • Algebraic Expressions
  • Linear Equations in One Variable with Applications
  • Linear Inequalities in One Variable with Applications
  • Ratios and Proportions
  • Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities
  • Quadratic Equations with Two Variables with Applications
  • Functions
  • Graphing Functions
  • Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
  • Linear Programming

Money Management

  • Understanding Percent
  • Discounts, Markups and Sales Tax
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Making a Personal Budget
  • Methods of Saving
  • Investments
  • The Basics of Loans
  • Understanding Student Loans
  • Credit Cards
  • Buying or Leasing a Car
  • Renting and Home Ownership
  • Income Tax

Probability

  • The Multiplication Rule for Counting
  • Permutations
  • Combinations
  • Tree Diagrams, Tables and Outcomes
  • Basic Concepts of Probability
  • Probability with Permutations and Combinations
  • What are the Odds?
  • The Addition Rule for Probability
  • Conditional Probability and the Multiplication Rule
  • The Binomial Distribution
  • Expected Value

Statistics

  • Gathering and Organizing Data
  • Visualizing Data
  • Mean, Median and Mode
  • Range and Standard Deviation
  • Percentiles
  • The Normal Distribution
  • Applications of the Normal Distribution
  • Scatter Plots, Correlation and Regression Lines

Metric Measurement

  • The Metric System
  • Measuring Area
  • Measuring Volume
  • Measure Weight
  • Measuring Temperature

Geometry

  • Points, Lines, and Planes
  • Angles
  • Triangles
  • Polygons, Perimeter, and Circumference
  • Tessellations
  • Area
  • Volume and Surface Area
  • Right Triangle Trigonometry

Voting and Apportionment

  • Voting Methods
  • Fairness in Voting Methods
  • Standard Divisors, Standard Quotas, and the Apportionment Problem
  • Apportionment Methods
  • Fairness in Voting Methods

Graph Theory

  • Graph Basics
  • Graph Structures
  • Comparing Graphs
  • Navigating Graphs
  • Euler Circuits
  • Euler Trails
  • Hamilton Cycles
  • Hamilton Paths
  • Traveling Salesperson Problem
  • Trees

Math and…

  • Math and Art
  • Math and the Environment
  • Math and Medicine
  • Math and Music
  • Math and Sports

What Is Included in the Mathematics Certificate Course

This all-inclusive Mathematics Certificate Course Online package includes:

  • Registration for the Mathematics Certificate Course Online
  • Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance
  • Textbook: Contemporary Mathematics (e-book edition)
  • Downloadable Mathematics Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
  • (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
  • (Optional) 2024 membership in the IAPO International Organization of Business Professionals for only $2.99 per month

Register for the Mathematics Certificate Course

$149.00
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You can have all this for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other programs. (We found courses based on old editions of our guides with registration fees of up to $999 and more.) We are able to offer you online courses at a significantly lower cost to you because of our expertise from over 20 years of producing the leading online guides for non-traditional careers.

Our online certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and include a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377.

SPRING SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Mathematics Certificate Course is priced as only $149.00 for the April 22, 2024 course.

Register today for the Mathematics Certificate Course. Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Mathematics Certificate Course online to avoid disappointment.

If the course is full, please email support@iapcollege.com to be notified when a new course date is scheduled.

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Mathematics and Your Career

Are you ready to take your mathematical skills to new heights? Look no further than our introductory mathematics course, designed to empower you with the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to succeed in a variety of professional fields or academic pursuits.

Whether you’re considering a career change that requires stronger math abilities, testing the waters before committing to a university degree, or simply eager to expand your intellectual horizons, this course is made for you.

While few people study mathematics with the aim of becoming a mathematician, a background in mathematics equips you with several in-demand workplace skills. From critical thinking, to problem solving, to proficiency in data and statistical analyses, there are countless skills that you will develop by sharpening your knowledge of mathematics.

Mathematics is important to our daily lives, too. If you’ve ever felt frustrated that you didn’t learn about things like investing, income tax, student loans, and other money management skills in school, this course has you covered.

In order to work as a professional mathematician, statistician, or mathematics professor, extensive higher education is required. However, there are several lucrative career options for those who study mathematics. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, popular career paths for those with a background in math include actuary work, data science, and operations research analysis.

Before investing thousands of dollars and years of your time on advanced degrees, an introductory course such as this can give you insight into core concepts, equip you with valuable skills and knowledge, and ultimately help you decide what is next for you and mathematics!

For every student who takes this mathematics course from IAP Career College, we make a donation to textbook publisher OpenStax, part of Rice University, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

My experience with IAP Career College was exceptional! I loved how the courses get right to the main points and you learn so much in a short period of time.
Kari Miller, Ohsweken, Ontario

Why Get a Certificate?

How can you benefit with a certificate from the International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College)?

A certificate from the International Association of Professions Career College may give you:

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  • A competitive advantage when marketing your services
  • A sense of achievement and confidence
  • A credential for your resume when applying for jobs
  • Assurance to clients of your professionalism
  • Evidence of your expertise
  • Higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in Certificates: A fast track to careers)

With the International Association of Professions Career College, you can earn a certificate online more quickly and affordably than many other educational options.

Why Choose IAP Career College?

The International Association of Professions Career College (also known as IAP Career College) aims to offer the finest in affordable online certificate programs for dream careers.

The textbooks for most of our courses were developed by our parent company, the leading online publisher of career guide books on how to get started in a dream career, with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Our guides have been used as textbooks for more than a decade, and you can find them in the career centers and library collections of many famed colleges and universities – from the University of Texas to the Fashion Institute of Technology – as well as in numerous public libraries in cities from Vancouver to New York.

It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other certificate programs. When we discovered online courses based on old editions of our career guides costing over $1,000.00, we knew it was time to offer our own online certificate programs.

Now, the leader in online career guides for dream careers, along with a team of respected academics, have created online certificate programs through IAP Career College, allowing you to study and earn a certificate from the comfort of your own home.

Established online in 1999, the parent company of IAP Career College (known as FabJob) is an award-winning organization named “the #1 place to get published online” by Writer’s Digest. Our company and career guides have been featured in media ranging from ABC to Oprah’s newsletter and respected news sites ranging from CNN to the Wall Street Journal online.

We continue this tradition of excellence in online career education with the International Association of Professions Career College. Each of our career certificate programs has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.

We invite you to learn more about the online certificate courses we offer you by visiting our Certificate Courses page. We are also happy to answer any of your questions to help you decide whether an online certificate course from the International Association of Professions Career College is right for you.

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  • What is the Benefit of Learning Mathematics?
    While few people study mathematics with the aim of becoming a mathematician, a background in mathematics equips you with several in-demand workplace skills. From critical thinking, to problem solving, to proficiency in data and statistical analyses, there are countless skills that you will develop by sharpening your knowledge of mathematics. Mathematics is important to our daily lives, too. If you’ve ever felt frustrated that you didn’t learn about things like investing, income tax, student loans, and other money management skills in school, this course has you covered.
  • What is the Mathematics Certificate Course?
    IAP’s Mathematics Certificate Course is an online learning program with recommended readings from the textbook (Contemporary Mathematics). This course is self-directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home. This course has a recommended completion date of 8 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 6 weeks or as long as 16 weeks, depending on your schedule. The Mathematics Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 8 weeks of the course.
  • What is IAP Career College?
    The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and "dream" careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life - you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.