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Mathematics and Computer Science

Master’s in Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Plot a path to professional success with our applied mathematics master’s program.

The Master of Science in Applied Mathematics and Statistics degree prepares students for advanced careers in areas such as scientific computing, optimization and statistics.

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WHY SHOULD I ENROLL IN ADELPHI’S Applied Mathematics and Statistics M.S. PROGRAM?

The degree, offered by Adelphi’s Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, enhances opportunities for professional success in:

    • Statistics
    • Engineering
    • Scientific computing
  • Statistical analysis
  • Mathematical finance
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Mathematical economics
  • Operations research and management science

WHAT WILL I STUDY IN Applied Mathematics and Statistics?

The 30-credit MS in Applied Mathematics and Statistics program puts students on an advanced career track in applied mathematics and statistics—fields with an unprecedented demand for qualified professionals. The statistics track will be available in Fall 2018; the applied mathematics track will start in Fall 2019.

According to the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) and the American Statistical Association (ASA), jobs are at an all-time high and likely to continue to grow over the next 10 years.

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WHO ARE THE Applied Mathematics and Statistics FACULTY?

Our full- and part-time faculty members are recognized scholars in everything from mathematical biology and probability theory to applied statistical analysis and ergodic theory. 

What are the expected costs?

To find specific tuition and financial aid details please visit Adelphi’s Tuition site.

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All students applying to this program must hold an undergraduate degree in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics or a closely related and/or equivalent degree. Students lacking all the necessary background coursework may be fully accepted into the program by taking the graduate level Foundations for Advanced Mathematics course and earning a grade “B” or better.

In addition to a completed application for graduate admission and application fee, applicants must submit:

  • Official college transcripts 
  • Final transcript stating Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year institution in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related and/or equivalent degree
  • One letter of recommendation (academic or professional)
  • Resume or additional letter of recommendation (academic or professional)
  • A personal essay
  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics portfolio containing descriptions of completed project work (recommended, not required)
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For further information, please contact:

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Science Building, Room 413
p – 516.877.4480

Office of Graduate Admissions
p – 800.ADELPHI
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