The Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics is a specialized graduate program producing highly trained applied mathematicians who are expert scientific innovators, senior research specialists, consultants, and professors. The core of the program is mathematical modeling and statistical computing.

Upon completion of the Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics program, graduates are able to:


A. Demonstrate good reasoning and decision-making skills for panel membership in a dissertation defense;

B. Have the ability to referee or review a research article in his/her field of specialization;

C. Direct or supervise research studies of graduate students and/or industry practitioners;

D. Design and develop courses and curriculum;



A. Convert researches into sustainable solutions to community problems;

B. Possess expertise in a specialized field of Applied Mathematics;

C. Have developed highly proficient scientific writing skills needed for publishing papers in highly reputable journals;



A. Demonstrate expertise in teaching specialized graduate courses related to Applied Mathematics;

B. Author specialized course books;

C. Mentor graduate student researches;



A. Contribute breakthrough scientific ideas and innovations transforming economy and society;

B. Recommend corrective action to the government and industry leaders about what must be done to overcome regulatory and institutional roadblocks to innovation;

C. Advocate new models of collaboration and partnership that will enable new technologies to address the utmost pressing challenges.

  • Scientific Innovators
  • Senior Research Specialist
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Professors
  • Research Scientist
  • Researcher
  • Operations Research
  • Data Scientist
  • Statistician
  • Strategist
  • Risk Analyst
  • Risk Strategist
  • Modeling Scientist
  • Analytics Consultant
  • Analytic Manager