FSUMATH



Master's Degree Requirements

Applied and Computational Mathematics at Florida State University

The Master's (MA/MS) degree in Applied and Computational Mathematics (ACM) may be earned by satisfying the requirements of either of the options below.

Course-based Option:

  • Pass 36 semester hours or more of approved graduate courses, at least 30 of which must be graded, with a GPA of at least 3.0. These courses may not include MAT 5971.
  • Satisfy the ACM Core Course Requirement.

Thesis-based Option:

  • Pass 30 semester hours or more of approved graduate courses, including 6 semester hours of MAT 5971, with a GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Satisfy the ACM Core Course Requirement.
  • Form a supervisory committee chaired by a thesis advisor that includes at least 3 faculty members of the Department of Mathematics.
  • Write a Master's thesis under the direction of a thesis advisor and successfully defend it at a Master's Thesis Defense Examination.