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Applied Mathematics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Troy, NY, United States
The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers a rich program of study at the graduate level. Graduate students select from a wide range of courses in the department, from upper level undergraduate courses to graduate level courses and special topics courses.

Overview

The emphasis of this program is on mathematics and how it is employed to study science, engineering, or management problems. 

It stresses construction, analysis, and evaluation of mathematical models of real-world problems, and those areas of mathematics that are most widely used to solve them. 

The requirements for this degree allow students to prepare for entry into the Ph.D. program in applied mathematics or for employment in business, industry, or government.

Programme Structure

Each student’s program of study must include:

  • At least four graduate (6000) level courses of four credits each, of which at least two must be in math (MATH- 6xxx or MATP-6xxx).
  • At least four courses coded MATH or MATP of four credits each.
  • At least one three- or four-credit course at the 4000 or 6000 level outside the department (i.e., not coded MATH or MATP and not cross listed with any department course), selected in consultation with the math adviser.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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General Requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Nonrefundable application processing fee of $75
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Portfolio, if required by department
  • IT Background Evaluation form (IT only)
  • Transcripts and Degrees
  • Degree Equivalency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    54000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    54000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Troy

  • 958 - 2090 USD/month
    Living Costs

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