MS in Applied Mathematics

The Applied Mathematics MS program is unique and flexible, allowing students to tailor their program to their interests.

MS Program Requirements

This 30-point program leads to a Master of Science degree. Students must complete five core courses and five electives. A candidate is required to maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average. See the Bulletin for more details.

MS students must complete the Professional Development and Leadership Course, ENGI E4000, as a graduation requirement.

Qualified MS students have the opportunity to pursue the MS Research Specialization in Applied Mathematics option.

If a student admitted to the Applied Mathematics MS only program is interested in the PhD program, the student must re-apply for admission.

Core Courses

Elective Courses

A student must select five elective courses from those listed below (or any of those not used to satisfy the core requirements from the list above) for a total of 15 points of graduate credit. Additional courses not listed below can be applied toward the elective requirements, subject to the approval of the faculty adviser. *

* Courses from the Department of Economics, School of Business, School of International and Public Affairs, or quantitative courses offered by the School of Professional Studies may not be counted as electives toward the degree.

Computer science elective courses include:

* Industrial engineering/operations research elective courses include:

*Please check IEOR website for registration procedures required of non-IEOR students   
https://ieor.columbia.edu/registration-guidelines-non-ieor-students

Other elective courses may be chosen from other departments in SEAS and Arts and Sciences, e.g., the Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, and Statistics.

Advising

Have a question? Please feel free to contact our Student Services Coordinator or reach out to an Applied Mathematics Masters only & CVN Advisor.

 

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