The PhD 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. The department faculty work in a broad range of concentration areas including:

  • Computational biology
  • Computational mathematics
  • Discrete mathematics
  • Finite geometry
  • Mathematics education
  • Numerical analysis
  • Optimization and operations research
  • Probability
  • Statistics

These strengths make our students highly marketable for careers in industry as well as in academia. Scholarships and assistantships​ for graduate students are available and awarded competitively.​​