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What will I learn?

Options

  • Standard Mathematics
  • Industrial Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Actuarial Science
  • Foundations of Advanced Studies

Standard Mathematics

Standard Mathematics is the popular option for masters students and is recommended for those who may choose to pursue a doctorate in mathematics or statistics.

Industrial Mathematics

The objective of the Master’s program in Industrial Mathematics is to enable students to acquire the fundamentals of applied mathematics in areas of classical and numerical analysis, differential equations and dynamical systems, and probability and statistics. At the same time, the connection of these fields to modeling of physical, biological, engineering, and financial phenomena will be stressed by requiring courses outside the Department. Students are to obtain practical experience in mathematical modeling and analysis during an internship or industrial project that will culminate in a thesis. Emphasis is placed on developing mathematical skills that government and industrial employers value.

Actuarial Science

Actuarial science is the quantitative analysis of risk. In addition to mathematics and statistics courses, students in actuarial science take classes in finance, economics, and computer programming.

Foundations of Advanced Studies

This option is designed to prepare students for advanced-level graduate programs. It is structured so that students with basic preparation from their undergraduate institutions can complete the option in no more than two years. Some students with a higher level of preparation may transfer up to 12 graduate credits from the courses they completed previously; such students may advance more quickly through the program and complete the degree in only one year.

Which department am I in?

College of Letters and Science

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
US$25,876.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 November 2021

Start date

24 January 2022

Venue

College of Letters and Science

2442 E Hartford Avenue,

MILWAUKEE,

Wisconsin,

53211, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants for admission to the UWM Graduate School must have the following: A baccalaureate degree or its equivalent as determined by the UWM Centre on International Education, from a regionally accredited institution, completed before the first term of enrolment in the Graduate School. Students applying to approved integrated bachelor’s/master’s programs are exempt from this requirement, A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, or an equivalent measure on a grading system that does not use a 4.0 scale.

For international students

A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent as determined by the UWM Center on International Education, from a regionally accredited institution.

A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, or an equivalent measure on a grading system that does not use a 4.0 scale.

English proficiency requirement: TOEFL IBT - 79 – 120; IELTS - 6.5 - 9.0; Cambridge English Advanced/Cambridge English Proficiency - C1 level or higher.

Application Deadlines: Spring Admission: November 15; Fall Admission: January 31.

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

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