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Applied mathematics is an interdisciplinary field and one of the most dynamic areas of study in all of science. It has applications in physics, engineering, oceanography, atmospheric sciences, ecology, evolutionary biology, neuroscience, economics and a number of other disciplines.

In the online Master of Science in Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington, you’ll get an outstanding education and earn a highly marketable degree. Graduates of this top-ranked program leave with the knowledge and skills to become leaders in the field and help tackle some of the biggest challenges facing society today.

The online Master of Science in Applied Mathematics is offered by the Department of Applied Mathematics, which offers graduate degrees both on campus and online. A self-sustaining fee-based degree, it is administered in partnership with UW Continuum College.

Who Should Apply

Prospective students should have an undergraduate degree in mathematics, applied mathematics or another branch of science or engineering and have completed all prerequisite coursework. For complete admissions requirements, see the Admissions page. Because this rigorous program is offered completely online, students who are organized and highly motivated are most likely to be successful.