Master of Science Degree in Mathematics in USA

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Mathematics

An MSc, or Master of Science, is an academic distinction bestowed upon those who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in what is often a science-based discipline. The MSc often enhances career opportunities as well as earning potential.

Advanced mathematics training can focus on the basic theories of quantum mechanics in which a single particle system is observed and analyzed in order to make predictions about experiment outcomes.  Hydrodynamic stability can be another advanced subject covered in a mathematics program.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

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M.S. in Applied Mathematics

Long Island University
Campus September 2019 USA Brookville

The 37-credit Master of Science degree program in Applied Mathematics offers specializations in either Classical Mathematics or Computer Mathematics. Classical Mathematics focuses on the foundations of modern mathematical theory, covering linear algebra, numerical methods and complex analysis. Computer Mathematics combines the fields of mathematics and technology through courses such as logic and information, applications of analysis, linear programming and statistics. Students must complete either a thesis or a prepare a topic in mathematics and deliver a lecture on that topic. [+]

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The 37-credit Master of Science degree program in Applied Mathematics offers specializations in either Classical Mathematics or Computer Mathematics. Classical Mathematics focuses on the foundations of modern mathematical theory, covering linear algebra, numerical methods, and complex analysis. Computer Mathematics combines the fields of mathematics and technology through courses such as logic and information, applications of analysis, linear programming and statistics. Students must complete either a thesis or a prepare a topic in mathematics and deliver a lecture on that topic.

The faculty members in the Department of Mathematics are experts in areas such as topological groups, probability theory, differential geometry, number theory, dynamical systems and computer graphics, real analysis, numerical analysis, abstract algebra, combinatorics and history of mathematics.... [-]


Applied Mathematics (MS)

New Jersey Institute of Technology
Campus September 2019 USA Newark

Mathematics has always been crucial to many different forms of scientific inquiry. Now, more than ever, advances in scientific research are found to benefit from the formulation and analysis of quantitative mathematical models. Successful analysis of a model leads to a better understanding of the role and interaction of key components in the system being studied and provides a predictive tool for improving system performance. [+]

Overview

Mathematics has always been crucial to many different forms of scientific inquiry. Now, more than ever, advances in scientific research are found to benefit from the formulation and analysis of quantitative mathematical models. Successful analysis of a model leads to a better understanding of the role and interaction of key components in the system being studied and provides a predictive tool for improving system performance. The sequence of model development, analysis, simulation, and interpretation of data demands the application of sophisticated modern and classical mathematical methods. With society's growing use of mathematically oriented innovation, career opportunities for applied mathematicians are better than ever... [-]


MS in Mathematical Sciences

University of Memphis
Campus September 2019 USA Memphis

Hosted in attractive, spacious and recently restructured Dunn Hall, and embedded in commercially vibrant and culturally rich Memphis area, the Department of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) offers outstanding opportunities for study and research in many areas of pure and applied mathematics and statistics. The DMS's mission is multi-fold and encompasses strong components in education, research, and service. Its ultimate goal is the creation and dissemination of mathematics, to benefit the new generations, the scientific community at large, as well as, ultimately, the present technological society. Our faculty is known nationally and internationally for its high-level and prolific research activity, with currently active groups working in Analysis, Combinatorics, Differential Equations, Ergodic Theory, and Applied Statistics. [+]

About Mathematical Sciences

Hosted in attractive, spacious and recently restructured Dunn Hall, and embedded in commercially vibrant and culturally rich Memphis area, the Department of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) offers outstanding opportunities for study and research in many areas of pure and applied mathematics and statistics. The DMS's mission is multi-fold and encompasses strong components in education, research, and service. Its ultimate goal is the creation and dissemination of mathematics, to benefit the new generations, the scientific community at large, as well as, ultimately, the present technological society. Our faculty is known nationally and internationally for its high-level and prolific research activity, with currently active groups working in Analysis, Combinatorics, Differential Equations, Ergodic Theory, and Applied Statistics.... [-]


MSc in Mathematics

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 6 years September 2019 USA Chicago Grayslake + 2 more

The M.S. in Mathematics is designed to provide the mathematical background needed to pursue careers in applied mathematics, statistics, industry, and teaching. [+]

The M.S. in Mathematics is designed to provide the mathematical background needed to pursue careers in applied mathematics, statistics, industry, and teaching.

Students in the program have the option to concentrate on:

Applied Mathematics: is designed for those with a strong undergraduate background in mathematics who wish to better prepare themselves for careers that include statistics, applied mathematics, or who intend to pursue a Ph.D. degree at another institute. Secondary Education: prepares students to successfully teach mathematics at High School level. It is designed for teachers who wish to improve their level of competence in mathematics or wish to serve as High School Mathematics Specialists or wish to teach mathematics at the High School level. ... [-]

Master of Science in Mathematics

Roosevelt University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Chicago

Following acceptance to the program, students meet with the graduate advisor to plan a program of study. All students are required to obtain approval for their course selections each semester. [+]

Mathematics, MS

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Admission

Applicants for admission to graduate work in mathematics must meet the general requirements for admission to graduate work in the University. Students must have completed an undergraduate degree, not necessarily in mathematics, but must have completed linear algebra and at least three semesters of calculus (equivalent to Math 231, Math 232 and Math 233 at Roosevelt) with grades of C- or higher and with a B (3.0) average.

Advising

Following acceptance to the program, students meet with the graduate advisor to plan a program of study. All students are required to obtain approval for their course selections each semester. All courses presented for the degree must be approved by the graduate advisor. Up to nine semester hours of transfer credit may be considered for the program.... [-]


MS Mathematics

The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years September 2019 USA Washington + 1 more

The Master's of Science in Applied Mathematics requires 30 credit hours of approved coursework divided between mathematics and one of the following areas of application: physics, computer science, statistics, operations research, economics, engineering (civil, electrical, mechanical, or systems). [+]

The department offers two Mathematics master's degrees: Master's of Arts in Mathematics and Master's of Science in Applied Mathematics. Full-time students typically complete the program in two years; part-time students typically take three years. The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences has an upper limit of four years to complete the degree requirements. If endorsed by the department, extensions may be granted upon petition to the Dean.

Program Requirements 30 Credit hours of approved graduate work. No qualifying exams Credit Hours of Graduate Work

The Master's of Science in Applied Mathematics requires 30 credit hours of approved coursework divided between mathematics and one of the following areas of application: physics, computer science, statistics, operations research, economics, engineering (civil, electrical, mechanical, or systems). At most 12 of the required credit hours can be outside mathematics. Students must petition and obtain the approval of the graduate committee in order to register for courses outside the department.... [-]


M.S. in Mathematics & Statistics

Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 semesters August 2019 USA Washington + 1 more

The primary mission of the MS degree program in Mathematics and Statistics is to prepare students for professional careers in disciplines which make use of the mathematical and statistical sciences. The curriculum is intended for individuals who have strong backgrounds, but not necessarily baccalaureate degrees, in mathematics. [+]

The primary mission of the MS degree program in Mathematics and Statistics is to prepare students for professional careers in disciplines which make use of the mathematical and statistical sciences. The curriculum is intended for individuals who have strong backgrounds, but not necessarily baccalaureate degrees, in mathematics. It is the only such program in the greater DC area, and it culminates in an MS degree in Mathematics and Statistics.

The program derives its philosophy from government and industry organizations in the DC area and has placed graduates into government agencies, defense and financial firms and nonprofits. There is a steady demand for highly trained professionals in data analytics, applied mathematical and statistical modeling and cloud computing, and our students have proven to be exceptionally competitive in the job market. A thriving internship program in mathematical and statistical consulting helps to train and place students and graduates into exciting jobs and satisfying careers.... [-]


Master of Science in Applied and Computational Mathematics

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2019 USA Rochester + 1 more

The objective of the program MSc in Applied and Computational Mathematics is to provide students with the capability to apply mathematical models and methods to study various problems that arise in industry and business, with an emphasis on developing computable solutions that can be implemented. [+]

Master of Science in Applied and Computational Mathematics

The ideas of applied mathematics pervade several applications in a variety of businesses and industries, as well as government. Sophisticated mathematical tools are increasingly used to develop new models, modify existing ones and analyze system performance. This includes applications of mathematics to problems in management science, biology, portfolio planning, facilities planning, control of dynamic systems and design of composite materials. The goal is to find computable solutions to real-world problems arising from these types of situations.

The School of Mathematical Sciences offers an interdisciplinary master of science degree in applied mathematics. The objective of the program is to provide students with the capability to apply mathematical models and methods to study various problems that arise in industry and business, with an emphasis on developing computable solutions that can be implemented. Since this is an interdisciplinary program, students have the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of courses.... [-]


MSc in Mathematics

Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Medford

The Mathematics department supports an intimate and vibrant graduate program. All our professors are active in research, which provides graduate students with many options for research areas. [+]

The Mathematics department supports an intimate and vibrant graduate program. All our professors are active in research, which provides graduate students with many options for research areas. At the same time, our faculty is devoted to teaching and mentoring of students. Our graduate courses and research seminars provide a great atmosphere for collaborative learning and research. Moreover, the seven other research universities in the Boston area are all within easy reach, providing access to many more classes, seminars, and colloquia in diverse areas of mathematical research.

Tufts Department of Mathematics has numerous research clusters constituting particular areas of strength, including:... [-]


M.S. in Applied Statistics

Syracuse University - College of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Syracuse

Created in 1989, the Applied Statistics Program at Syracuse University is an interdisciplinary program within the College of Arts and Sciences that includes faculty from computer and information science, management, mathematics, psychology, and the social sciences, among others. The program offers an undergraduate concentration in applied statistics, sponsors a speakers series that hosts visiting statisticians and scientists, and offers a master’s degree in applied statistics. [+]

Created in 1989, the Applied Statistics Program at Syracuse University is an interdisciplinary program within the College of Arts and Sciences that includes faculty from computer and information science, management, mathematics, psychology, and the social sciences, among others. The program offers an undergraduate concentration in applied statistics, sponsors a speakers series that hosts visiting statisticians and scientists, and offers a master’s degree in applied statistics.

Master of Sciences Degree in Applied Statistics

The Master of Science program in Applied Statistics is a professional degree program administrated by the Interdisciplinary Statistics Program based in the College of Arts & Sciences. The program prepares students to apply cutting-edge statistical methodologies and theory in making meaningful inferences on the measurements obtained from government, health science and services, industry, and management.... [-]


Master of Science in Education in Curriculum and Instruction - Mathematics Education Concentration

Purdue University Online
Online Campus Part time 18 months January 2019 USA West Lafayette + 1 more

Broaden your knowledge and practice in teaching and learning mathematics. This concentration offers a range of opportunities to develop your expertise in mathematics and in the methods of teaching mathematics to meet the needs of diverse learners. [+]

Mathematics Education: Broaden your knowledge and practice in teaching and learning mathematics. This concentration offers a range of opportunities to develop your expertise in mathematics and in the methods of teaching mathematics to meet the needs of diverse learners. Courses emphasize connections between K-16 mathematics content and effective, research-based instructional strategies.

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Master of Science in Mathematics

Alabama State University The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Montgomery

Alabama State University offers a Masters of Science degree in Mathematics, that typically involves the completion of about 2 years of study, passing the Graduate Comprehensive Examination on general mathematical knowledge, writing a thesis involving a certain amount of original research and passing the Final Oral Examination dealing with one's thesis. [+]

Alabama State University offers a Masters of Science degree in Mathematics, that typically involves the completion of about 2 years of study, passing the Graduate Comprehensive Examination on general mathematical knowledge, writing a thesis involving a certain amount of original research and passing the Final Oral Examination dealing with one's thesis.

Graduate degrees are the gateway to promotion either within mathematics. Our graduate faculty from the United States and around the world have had many years of experience teaching and doing research in a variety of fields such as ordinary and partial differential equations, dynamical systems, combinatorics, fuzzy set theory, symbolic dynamics, Boolean matrix theory, Diophantine equations, theory of algorithms, mathematical social science, finite-state machines, artificial intelligence, software engineering, supercomputers.... [-]


Master of Science in Mathematics

Chicago State University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years August 2019 USA Chicago + 1 more

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers a program of study that leads to a Master of Science degree in Mathematics. The program is specially designed to meet the needs of the busy professional. [+]

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers a program of study that leads to a Master of Science degree in Mathematics. The program is specially designed to meet the needs of the busy professional. With evening courses, research seminars, and interdisciplinary studies in physical and life sciences, the program offers opportunities for enrichment and professional growth.

The department is especially proud of its record of providing access to students with strong academic potential. Students can learn in a supportive environment and engage in scholarly activities outside the classroom setting. They can participate in research seminars and colloquia or graduate students' seminars. Each year, the department offers a major lecture series in the spring semester. The program keeps abreast of the needs of potential employers with an advisory board consisting of representatives from industry, City Colleges of Chicago, and Chicago Board of Education.... [-]


Master of Science in Applied Mathematics

University of Central Arkansas
Campus Full time 30 - 33 hours September 2019 USA Conway

The Master of Science (MS) program in applied mathematics features mathematics courses developed to prepare candidates for working in business or government agencies or pursuing further graduate studies. By applying techniques taught in these courses to business, engineering, planning and other areas, significant problems can be studied using analytic, statistical, and numerical methods. To graduate, candidates must pass two comprehensive exams in their last semester. For those candidates considering more advanced graduate studies, a thesis option is available in lieu of comprehensive exams to expose candidates to research methods in applied mathematics. [+]

[1] Introduction

The Master of Science (MS) program in applied mathematics features mathematics courses developed to prepare candidates for working in business or government agencies or pursuing further graduate studies. By applying techniques taught in these courses to business, engineering, planning and other areas, significant problems can be studied using analytic, statistical, and numerical methods. To graduate, candidates must pass two comprehensive exams in their last semester. For those candidates considering more advanced graduate studies, a thesis option is available in lieu of comprehensive exams to expose candidates to research methods in applied mathematics.

[2] Program Admission Requirements ... [-]

Master of Science (M.S.) in Mathematics

Alabama State University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Montgomery

Mathematics is the foundation on which so many other academic disciplines are built. Mathematicians use mathematical theory, computational techniques, algorithms, and the latest computer technology to solve economic, scientific, engineering, and business problems. [+]

Mathematics is the foundation on which so many other academic disciplines are built. Mathematicians use mathematical theory, computational techniques, algorithms, and the latest computer technology to solve economic, scientific, engineering, and business problems.

Engineers, computer scientists, physicists, and economists are among those who use mathematics extensively. Statisticians, actuaries, and operations research analysts, are actually specialists in a particular branch of mathematics. Mathematicians should have substantial knowledge of computer programming because most complex mathematical computation and much mathematical modeling are done on a computer.

Required Courses MAT 500 Set Theory MAT 501 Fundamentals of Modern Mathematics MAT 510 Abstract Algebra I MAT 620 Real Analysis I MAT 622 Complex Analysis I MAT 640 General Topology I MAT 690 Seminar MAT 529 Research and Thesis Major Elective Courses MAT 505 Introduction to Computer Science MAT 512 Linear Systems MAT 513 Number Theory MAT 550 Combinatorics MAT 560-61 Operations Research MAT 623 Complex Analysis II MAT 641 Topology II MAT 655 Numerical Analysis ... [-]