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Master of Science in Applied Mathematics

Our program's flexibility also allows you to include up to a four-course concentration in computer science, engineering or business so you're ready for advancement in your professional work. Your program will include coursework that will provide you with a solid background in mathematical, numerical and statistical analyses — and valuable experience in modeling and computation.

We strive to offer you an individualized plan of study that meets your needs and career goals in each of our three areas of study.

Program Details

Mathematics is the study of shape and form, of numbers and patterns, of concrete examples and abstract generalizations. As a discipline, mathematics is not easy to categorize. We offer a Bachelor of Science in mathematics, a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics and a Bachelor of Science in applied mathematical economics (in collaboration with the Department of Economics and Finance). We also offer a Master of Science in applied mathematics. 

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the applied mathematics program should submit the following information in addition to the online application:

  1. Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
  2. Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers.
  3. A personal statement or résumé.

Additional requirements apply for international students.

Academic Requirements
Applicants should have a bachelor's degree in a technical area such as mathematics, engineering, computer science, physics or economics, and have at least a 2.8 cumulative grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. Additional requirements apply to those students participating in the four-course concentration option.

Additional Information
Graduate assistantships are available.

Admission Resources

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Department of Mathematics

Science Center
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2316