About the Certificate
The graduate certificate in High-Performance Computing for Scientific Applications is designed to serve working professionals who need academic credentials for career advancement. Students are introduced to a portfolio of knowledge and experience that enables them to tackle problems using high-performance computing by:
- obtaining a fundamental understanding of the mathematical foundations and structure of numerical methods and parallel computing;
- becoming proficient in using hardware, algorithms and programming;
- effectively applying high-performance computing to a variety of real-world problems, across multiple application fields; and
- gaining knowledge and skills applicable to academia, industry and government.
Campus Location: Main
Full-Time/Part-Time Status: The graduate certificate can be completed on a part-time basis. NOTE: International students may not be eligible to apply for a student visa based on admission to the certificate program. Please contact the graduate chairperson for more information.
Non-Matriculated Student Policy: Students can take up to 9 credits on a non-matriculated basis. When they complete 9 credits, they must declare their intention to complete the graduate certificate in High-Performance Computing for Scientific Applications by completing and submitting the "Non-Degree Seeking Student Request to Exceed 9 Credits of Graduate Coursework for Certificate Program," found in TUportal under the Tools tab within "University Forms."
Admission Requirements and Deadlines
Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: All applicants must present credentials that are the equivalent of the appropriate baccalaureate degree at Temple University.
Number of Credits Required to Complete the Certificate: 13-141
|MATH 5061||Fundamentals of Computer Programming for Scientists and Engineers||4|
|MATH 5062||High Performance Computer Programming for Scientific Modeling||3|
|MATH 5063||Introduction to High-Performance Computing Technology for Scientists||4|
|MATH 5066||Mathematical Methods for High Performance Computing||3|
|Total Credit Hours||14|
Students may replace any one course on the list with a graduate-level course approved by the advisor. If a 3-credit graduate course is substituted for a 4-credit core course, then the certificate may be completed in 13 credits.
GPA Required to be Awarded the Certificate: 3.0 minimum
Certificate Program Web Address:
Dept. of Mathematics
638 Wachman Hall
1805 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6094
Submission Address for Application Materials:
David Futer, PhD
Brian Rider, PhD