Degree Programs

The Department of Mathematics offers a selective and focused program of study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Science with concentration in

  • Computational and Applied Mathematics

The doctoral concentration is integrated with the SimCenter, a research center that serves as a hub in modeling, simulation, and high-performance computing.  In addition, the department has a Master of Science in Mathematics with concentrations in

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Pre-Professional Mathematics
  • Education

Each Master's student works closely with a faculty advisor in writing a research paper or thesis in an area of interest to the student.  At the doctoral level, a student may specialize in any one of a large number of fields and conduct interdisciplinary research.


Assistantships and Financial Assistance

Full-time graduate students are eligible for financial assistance, primarily in the form of graduate assistantships, which can be extended throughout the summer.  Graduate assistantships include a generous stipend plus health insurance and complete tuition remission.  Information on other forms of financial aid, such as student loans or work-study programs, is available from the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.


Application and Deadlines

Visit the Graduate School website for an online application, as well as the department website for additional application requirements.  Additional information is available on the Graduate Catalog.

For any additional questions, you may also contact

Dr. Lingju Kong
Graduate Coordinator
Telephone:  423-425-4582