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Applied Mathematics (MS) 
Program Description

Applied Mathematics is an independent interdisciplinary graduate program with courses of study and research leading to Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.  For degree requirements go to:

Department/Academic Unit(s)

Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs -

The Graduate College sponsors several Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs (GIDPs) in addition to the many interdisciplinary possibilities available through regular graduate degree programs. GIDPs transcend departmental boundaries by facilitating cutting edge teaching and research at the nexus of traditional disciplines. The high value placed on interdisciplinary research and education is indicative of The University of Arizona's enthusiasm and commitment to fostering innovation and creativity among its faculty and students.


Graduate College/GIDP  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Admissions Contact
Keri Oligmueller
Graduate Program Coordinator
Stacey L LaBorde
Director of Graduate Studies
Michael Chertkov
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Christina M Inocencio
Tuition and Fees
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Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

GPA 3.0
GRE required
Official transcripts
3 letters of recommendation from qualified individuals
Statement of Purpose describing your interest in Applied Mathematics and the University of Arizona in particular. Please include a list of the courses, if any, which you have taught and describe your teaching experiences in general.

International Students English Proficiency Requirements:

Standardized Tests

Required test(s): GRE
Required GRE Subject tests: None
International Students English Proficiency Requirements:

Financial Aid
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Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

  • Fall: January 12, 2018

International Applicants:

  • Fall: January 19, 2018
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program: 0702

Completion Requirements

Degree Requirements

Masters in Applied Mathematics consists of the following requirements:

A. Course Requirements

  1. Completion of twenty (20) units from the core courses with two (2) of these being in the Professional Skills and Development seminar.
  2. Completion of six (6) or more units at the 500-level from departments other than Mathematics.

Note: If the student has taken courses equivalent to some of the core courses, the requirements may be revised. The requirement of 30 total units will not, however, be reduced. The Graduate College requires that 50% of the units must be in courses for which ABC grades are given. All units must be at the 500-level or above, with the exception that up to six units of 400-level courses may be taken outside the Department of Mathematics, with prior approval from the Program Head.

B. Examination Requirements

The student must successfully complete the written Qualifying Examination at the MS level.


Minor Requirements
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Last revised 30 Nov 2018