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Master of Science in Mathematics: Applied Mathematics Concentration

College of Arts and Sciences


Name: Joseph Hibdon
Phone: (773)442-5782
Link: Department Website


The Master of Science in Applied Mathematics is designed for those with a strong undergraduate background in mathematics who wish to better prepare themselves for careers in applied mathematics or college teaching of mathematics. We constantly examine our curriculum to make our course offering better connected with the job market requirements. The program is designed so that the student can concentrate in an area of applied mathematics, statistics, or operational research. Courses are scheduled to accommodate the evening student.

Is this for me?

This program is for you if you have a strong undergraduate background in mathematics and wish to better prepare yourself for careers in applied mathematics, statistics, operational research or college teaching of mathematics.


Graduates can find employment in companies, governmental agencies as well as in industry or financial, health and research organizations where mathematical modeling, optimization methods, quantitative methodology and forecasting skills are needed. Some of our graduates are also successful college teachers or pursue further graduate study in Ph.D. programs in mathematics.