Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Scientific Computation Program - University of Maryland

Applied Mathematics & Statistics, and Scientific Computation

Masters Degrees with AM Concentration (Without Thesis)

I. Qualifying Exam

Student must satisfy the Qualifying Exam requirement (i.e., three qualifying exams) subject to the following modifications: a Masters level pass in any written qualifying exam, and a GPA of at least 3.3 for all course sequences.

II. Course Requirements

Student must has at least 30 total graduate course credits (18 on the 600-800 level) and satisfy the Course Requirements:
  • 15 credits must be in courses with primarily math content. 9 of these credits must be at the 600-800 level, and 3 credits must be a course in Numerical Analysis (grade B or better).

  • For the area of application, the student must have either 6 credits at the 600-800 level or 9 credits, at least 3 of which are at the 600-800 level.

  • 1 credit of Applied Math or appropriate seminar offered by a participating department.

III. Scholarly Paper

Student must have written a Scholarly Paper on an acceptable topic in applied math or scientific computation under the guidance of designated faculty member/advisor. The paper must include an abstract and references to all literature used. The paper must also be approved by the designated faculty member/advisor.

IV. Certification

Certification of Masters Degree must be completed and signed by advisor and Director.


Applied Mathematics

Applied Statistics

Scientific Comptuation

Applied Mathematics Concentration

AM Overview

AM Doctorate

AM Master's (Without Thesis)

AM Master's (With Thesis)

AM Qualifying Exam Requirements

AM Qualifying Exam Requirements

AM Application Area Qualifying Exam


AM and SC Flowchart (interactive)

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