The M.A. in Applied Mathematics provides the experience and knowledge to understand and appreciate prior accomplishments in the discipline and develops the skills necessary for a meaningful contribution to the intellectual advancement and applications of the discipline. It prepares its graduates to pursue long-term careers in their field by providing solid and cutting edge knowledge, as well as a technical education enabling them to take on leading positions in a modern economy. Examples of careers employing the applied mathematics knowledge include, for example, Data Analyst, Financial Analyst, Cybersecurity Specialist, Software Developers, Economist, Civil Engineer, Actuary, and many others.

**Major Research Areas**

Algebra & Number Theory, Applied Statistics, Approximation Theory, Bio-Mathematics, Complex & Harmonic Analysis, Cyber-Security & Cryptography, Data Science, Differential Equations, Graph Theory & Combinatorics, Low-Dimensional Topology, Mathematics Education, Mathematical Physics, Operator Theory, Probability, Statistical Learning, Stochastic Processes & Modelling.

**ADMISSION INFORMATION**

Must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.

• A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in mathematical sciences or related area.

• At least a 55 percentile Quantitative score on the GRE; Verbal and Analytic Writing scores on the GRE are also considered.

• At least a 3.00 GPA in undergraduate math courses.

• Three letters of recommendation (two of which should be from college level mathematics/statistics professors).

• A completed math department application form, including a statement of goals.

• A completed departmental graduate teaching assistantship application form (if such a position is desired).

The Graduate Admissions Committee may provisionally admit applicants from other majors to the Master’s Program if they meet the GPA requirement.