Master of Science

Math studentApplied and computational mathematics

If you would like a broad background in the mathematical sciences including statistics, differential equations, mathematical programming and computational mathematics, then consider the Master of Science in applied and computational mathematics in the Department of Mathematics at Western Michigan University.

The use of mathematical models to study practical problems is emphasized throughout the program and will prepare you for professional employment in industry or government. By carefully selecting electives, you can also be prepared for further studies in mathematics or to teach mathematics.

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WMU has a new online graduate application system that allows all students (domestic and international) to submit required information into one system. General application information for the University, as well as specific requirements for individual programs, are captured into this system.

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