Graduate Degree

Applied Mathematics - Master of Science

Applied Mathematics - Master of Science
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Master of Science
College of Natural Science

Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.

College of Natural Science

Department of Mathematics

Graduate Study
Applied Mathematics - Master of Science

In addition to meeting the requirements of the university and of the College of Natural Science, students must meet the requirements specified below.


To be admitted to the Master of Science degree program in applied mathematics, a person should have completed (1) the mathematics or applied mathematics courses normally required for the bachelor's degree with a major in mathematics, physics, or engineering, (2) a minimum of a year's work in mathematical analysis at the senior year level, and (3) courses in matrices and linear algebra.

Requirements for the Master of Science Degree in Applied Mathematics

The student must complete a total of 30 credits for the degree under Plan B (without thesis).  The student's program of study must be approved by the student's academic advisor and must include:

  1. At least 24 credits in mathematics courses including:
    1. At least 6 credits from the following courses:  Mathematics 818, 819, 828, 829, 848, 849, 868, 869.
    2. At least 12 credits in 800–level applied mathematics courses including 6 credits in one of the following groups of courses:  Mathematics 841, 842; 848, 849; 850, 851; or 880, 881.

      The completion of Mathematics 848 and 849 may be used to satisfy either the requirement referenced in item 1 a. or the requirement referenced in item 1. b., but not both of those requirements.
  2. At least 18 credits in 800–900 level courses.