School of Computational Sciences
Certificate in Computational Techniques and Applications
SCS offers a graduate certificate program in computational techniques and applications
(CTA), which focuses on mastering a variety of basic computational skills. The
CTA certificate is independent of the doctoral and master's programs and is designed
primarily for professionals in technical fields who may wish to upgrade their
computer expertise. This program is also available as an option for prospective
or currently enrolled doctoral or master's students. The certificate program is
composed of 15 credits of course work designed to provide an accelerated introduction
to concepts in modern computation. Topics include operating systems, environments,
languages, graphics, databases, and applications.
Nondegree status is available for professionals who are interested in taking
a limited number of courses.