The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences offers a diverse range of program options and research opportunities, including undergraduate degrees with multiple concentration areas, a minor, a dual degree in mathemathics and economics, a combined B.S./M.S. five-year program, multiple graduate programs, and both undergraduate and graduate certificates in applied statistics. The bachelor's degree is designed to provide students a contemporary mathematics education through constantly evolving curriculum that will empower them to obtain new skills as needed in their employment or future education, provide them with the skills and abilities to facilitate solving real world problems, and allow them to be effective oral and written communicators. Students of the graduate degree programs have been successful in finding employment in academia, federal research laboratories and industry. The Ph.D. program in applied mathematics provides comprehensive training in applied mathematics and/or statistics. In addition to coursework, students engage in cutting-edge research in close collaboration with internationally recognized scholars.