Graduate Certificate in Scientific Computing
University of Washington

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Scientific Computing from University of Washington enables students to use scientific computing tools and technologies to help solve complex problems in the physical, biological, and engineering sciences. Graduates possess an understanding of:

  • Primary scientific computing tools
  • Computing and simulation strategies such as finite difference, finite element, and spectral methods
  • The latest exploratory and objective data analysis methods and how to use predictive analytics techniques
  • How to implement high-performance computing to solve large-scale problems


  • Bachelor’s degree with prior coursework in calculus, differential equations, linear algebra, and numerical analysis or scientific computing
  • Unofficial transcript(s)
  • Resume/CV

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities