Mathematical Sciences, M.Sc. | Michigan Technological University | Houghton, United States
12 months
23332 USD/year
23332 USD/year
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Students can pursue the Mathematical Sciences program of Michigan Technological University with an emphasis in discrete mathematics, pure mathematics, statistics, or computational and applied mathematics.


Applicants are not required to have an undergraduate degree in mathematics. Each concentration area has a set of required courses. Students completing a thesis qualify for a Plan A degree; a Plan B degree requires completion of a project, and a Plan C degree requires completion of course work plus passing the qualifying exams at the MS level.


All students pursuing an MS in mathematical sciences must choose one of four concentrations.

  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Statistics

Where you'll work

The opportunities for application are endless and more and more companies are recruiting graduates of the Mathematical Sciences program of Michigan Technological University because of the quality of the program. Jobs taken by recent graduates include development specialist at Praxair, Inc., data scientist at Starkey Hearing Technologies, and research associate at the Institute for Defense Analysis. Numerous graduates have taken faculty positions at universities or community colleges, and master’s degree graduates have gone on to PhD programs at universities such as Virginia Tech and the University of Delaware.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Numerical Analysis
  • Numerical Linear Algebra
  • Graph Theory
  • Algebra
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Mathematical Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Résumé / Curriculum vitae
  • Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE not required
  • TOEFL: Required Score of 79 iBT
  • IELTS: Required Overall Band Score of 6.5

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Houghton

1000 - 1500 USD /month
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