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Mathematical Modeling in Biosciences - Graduate Certificate

Mathematical Modeling in Biosciences

Graduate Certificate

ETSU Online Mathematical Modeling in Biosciences Graduate Certificate

This five courses (15 credit hours) certificate program covers the fundamentals of predictive modeling, data mining and visualization, mathematical modeling in biomedicine and the study of complex networks.

This online Graduate Certificate program was designed with working professionals in mind, offering the flexibility and convenience of online coursework.

Even Better? Student can use this certificate either as a stand-alone achievement OR to enhance a graduate degree in a related field OR apply the credit earned towards earning a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Mathematical Sciences, which means that these courses can serve as a bridge to graduate school, open employment opportunities, diversify your skill set, and prepare you for research and development in biotechnology.


Program of Study

Program of Study

The Mathematical Modeling in Bioscience certificate will provide people with a traditional background in science, mathematics, or technology the skills and content knowledge needed for success in the high-demand, highly-relevant area of mathematical and computational bioscience.

A student can use this certificate as a stand-alone achievement or to enhance a graduate degree in a related field.  The 15 hours required for the certificate can also be applied towards a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Mathematical Sciences. Therefore, these courses can either serve as a bridge to graduate school or employment in research and development in biotechnology.

More information including the curriculum and completion requirements can be found in the ETSU Graduate Catalog, Mathematical Modeling in Biosciences Entry.

Admission Requirements

Admissions Requirements

The following standards and materials are required of all masters and certificate applicants regardless of program.

A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. Degrees from non-accredited institutions will be evaluated on an individual basis.

A completed application form (Apply to to the ETSU School of Graduate Studies)

One official transcript from every college or university where the applicant has taken courses, except for previous course work at ETSU. Applications will not be considered without all transcripts.

A personal essay of 150-300 words, detailing your interests in a graduate program at ETSU.

An undergraduate GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale *(some programs require a higher GPA).


Tuition, Fee, and Financial Assistance


ETSU Tuition and Fees

ETSU eRate (for out-of-state students taking ALL course work online in any semester)

Border County Information: Students in North Carolina and Virginia living in counties bordering Tennessee may receive in-state tuition. For more detailed tuition information based on your specific situation, please contact the ETSU Office of Admissions.

Student accounts, payment calendars, and payment plan information

ETSU Bursar Office

(423) 439-4212

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Step by Step Guide

Types of Aid

(423) 439-4300


Scholarship Information

(423) 439-7094



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