College of Science and Health > Academics > Mathematical Sciences > Graduate Programs > Applied Mathematics (MS) > Degree Requirements
The master's program in Applied Mathematics offers degrees in four areas of concentration: Actuarial Science, Applied and Computational Mathematics, Mathematical Finance, and Statistics.
Candidates for the degree must complete at least 48 quarter hours of graduate level work in applied mathematics.
Applied Mathematics students must choose one concentration: Actuarial Science, Statistics, Applied and Computational Mathematics, or Mathematical Finance.
The department places strong emphasis on computation and is well supported with equipment and software necessary for research. Computers are used for data analysis and to find solutions to problems that arise in numerical analysis, simulations, and mathematical modeling. The computer packages used in these courses are likely to play an important role in the solution of the problems students will encounter in their places of employment.
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