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Master of Science in Applied Mathematics

Program Details

The University of Washington Seattle Campus offers a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics Degree. This degree program is well suited for individuals who wish enhance their knowledge and increase their opportunities in various fields of employment. Graduates with this degree can potentially find employment in engineering, manufacturing, research positions, and many more areas. The Master of Science in Applied Mathematics Degree is highly beneficial to professionals who are currently working in the field as well as those who are interested in entering this field with a high quality education.

The Master of Science in Applied Mathematics Degree gives students the opportunity to explore various subject related topics. This program consists of 36 credit hours that may be completed on a part-time or full-time schedule. Core courses that are required in this curriculum include Vector Calculus and Complex Variables, Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos, Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Calculus of Variations, Scientific Computing, Applied Linear Algebra & Introductory Numerical Methods, and Numerical Analysis of Boundary Value Problems. Students must also complete a final examination in order to graduate from the program. During this examination, students give an oral presentation that will be evaluated by a Graduate Committee. These courses are designed to ensure that students are well prepared to further their education and obtain employment within various fields. The courses are expertly crafted to ensure that graduates will be knowledgeable, competent, and professional when employed in the heavy applied mathematics subject field.

All courses are available online and may be completed on a part-time or full-time schedule. This online learning environment provides flexibility for enrolled students who are employed or have other obligations. Students must be highly disciplined to complete a large amount of coursework. Time management, a reliable internet connection, and word processing skills are very important for students who enroll in this degree program. In order to graduate from this program, students must earn a minimum course grade GPA of 2.7 and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.


Applicants to the graduate program should be well prepared and have a strong undergraduate GPA for the last 90 quarter hours or 60 semester hours of graded undergraduate coursework to be considered for admission.

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities