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  Dec 18, 2017
2014-2015 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Mathematics and Option in Applied Mathematics/Operations Research (M.S.)

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Purdue University
Master of Science (M.S.)

Department of Mathematical Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
Peter D. Dragnev, Chair
Douglas Weakley, Graduate Program Director
260-481-6225 ~ ~ Kettler Hall 200

The M.S. with a major in mathematics and an option in applied mathematics/operations research is the appropriate program if you are, or plan to be, employed in a position in business or industry that requires significant proficiency in mathematics. To qualify for admission, you should have a background in mathematics that includes ordinary differential equations, advanced calculus, linear algebra, and proficiency in a computer programming language.

Academic Regulations

In addition to satisfying regulations that apply to all Purdue University graduate students, you must earn at least a grade of B in each course used to satisfy degree requirements. However, your advisory committee may agree to accept up to two courses in which you earn grades of C.

Teaching Assistantships

A limited number of half-time teaching assistantships (with the title graduate aide) are available, and provide tuition reduction and a stipend. Contact the department chair for details.

Additional Courses: (9 Credits)

Credits in additional courses approved by your advisory committee. The courses are to be selected from graduate-level courses appropriate for your emphasis and may include courses from physics, engineering, business, statistics, mathematics, and computer science. Suggested courses include:

Total (30 Credits)

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