College of Health and Human Sciences

Master of Science Degree in Applied Mathematics

The M.S. Degree Program in Applied Mathematics provides a thorough grounding and research training in one of the key areas of applied mathematics. It also offers hands­-on experience in current important applications in applied mathematics areas, along with the statistical and computational skills to apply knowledge to tackle real world applications.

I. Admission Requirements

* Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, science, engineering or a related field
* Have taken Calculus I and II, Differential Equations and Linear
* Algebra and an upper division math course
* Complete online application at

II. Degree Requirements

Completion of 30 semester credit hours; Review of substitutions or adjustments to the requirements on a case-by-case basis.

* 9 semester credit hours:

MATH 603 Introduction to Real Analysis
MATH 651 Partial Differential Equations
MATH 690 Introduction to Scientific Programming
* 9 semester credit hours of 700 level math courses with approval of advisor
* 9 semester credit hours of additional graduate courses with approval of advisor
* Master’s Comprehensive Exam (MATH 788)
* Master’s Graduate Design Project (MATH 796) or Thesis (MATH 797)

III. Graduate Financial Support

Graduate teaching/research assistantships or fellowships are available. Please contact the Department Chair for details of the graduate support.

IV. Faculty Areas of Specialization

Differential Equations
Numerical Analysis
Nonlinear & Dynamic Programming
Mathematical Control & Optimization
Stochastic Modeling
Mathematical Economics and Finance
Mathematical Geosciences
Nonlinear Waves and Optics
Data Science & Analytics
Big Data Analysis & Presentation
Information Security
Health Informatics
Signal and Image Processing

V. Contact Information

Dr. Alexandra Kurepa
Graduate Coordinator
Department of Mathematics
North Carolina A&T State University
Greensboro, NC 27411
Office: 111 Marteena Hall
Phone: 336-285-2079 E-mail:


Dr. Guoqing Tang, Chair
Department of Mathematics
102 Marteena Hall
Phone: 336-285-2089 E-mail: