What will I learn?

If you would like a broad background in the mathematical sciences including statistics, differential equations, mathematical programming and computational mathematics, then consider the Master of Science in applied and computational mathematics in the Department of Mathematics at Western Michigan University.

The use of mathematical models to study practical problems is emphasized throughout the program and will prepare you for professional employment in industry or government. By carefully selecting electives, you can also be prepared for further studies in mathematics or to teach mathematics.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (25 hours)

Tuition fees
US$13,244.00 per year
Start date

10 January 2022


College of Arts and Sciences

Western Michigan University,

1903 W Michigan Ave,



49008, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Minimum English proficiency test scores:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 80 iBT

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: 6.5

Pearson Test of English, Academic Module (PTE): 54

Michigan English Test (MET): 57

Application deadlines:

Fall: April 1; Spring: August 1

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.