Master of Science in Applied and Computational Mathematics

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Online classes
2–3 years
Average time to completion
Cost per course
Courses required for
Master’s degree
No GRE Required

Enhance analytical knowledge and boost your career

Solve complex problems across industries through math and science with your Master of Science in Applied and Computational Mathematics from Johns Hopkins University. Build on your existing knowledge with highly relevant analytical and computational skills to qualify for a range of in-demand careers.

Flexible but challenging, you can complete our top-ranked fully online engineering master’s degree in just 10 courses.

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Chart an Achievable Path

I enjoyed the flexibility of attending part-time, the personableness of the instructors in the program, and the content of the courses.

–Christian ’19, Applied and Computational Mathematics

For interdisciplinary problem-solvers

You will find success in this program because you have the desire to increase your marketability and contributions to your industry and the world through in-depth and applied expertise. This program is ideal for students looking to:

  • Advance their career with solutions-based knowledge.
  • Apply mathematical theories to modern technologies.
  • Enroll in a flexible, online program designed for working professionals.

Uncover solutions for real-world success

Support your unique interests through coursework that delivers the most current computational practices that can be applied immediately, no matter your discipline. Our program will allow you to:

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Learn from and alongside practicing pros

Interact, collaborate and forge lasting professional connections with scientists and engineers at the forefront of their fields. Join a community that includes:

  • Faculty with real-world experience who help you directly apply your studies to real situations.
  • Peers who are equally motivated to enhance their education and profession.
  • An expansive network connecting you to powerful partnerships and new opportunities.

Take applied and focused classes

To earn your Master of Science in Applied and Computational Mathematics, you must complete ten coursesfour core courses and six electivesoften completed within 2-3 years.

Required Core Classes
  • Real Analysis or Matrix Theory
  • Statistical Methods and Data Analysis

Core Sequence Choices (select one)
  • Advanced Differential Equations: Nonlinear Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems and Advanced Differential Equations: Partial Differential Equations
  • Probability and Stochastic Process I and Probability and Stochastic Process II
  • Theory of Statistics I and Theory of Statistics II

Optional Master’s Degree Focus Areas
  • Applied Analysis
    Explore mathematical topics such as differential equations, number theory, topology, and more.
  • Information Technology and Computation
    Apply modern tools like data mining or cryptography to solve business challenges.
  • Operations Research
    Learn theories and methods to optimize decision-making in various industries.
  • Probability and Statistics
    Collect, measure, analyze and interpret numerical data for valuable insight.
  • Simulation and Modeling
    Create digital processes and systems to help predict real world performance.

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Excellence as a competitive edge

From developing visionary leaders, pioneering innovative research, and creating meaningful impact, you’ll find that the JHU advantage goes well beyond rankings and recognition.

One-on-one mentoring

Study with practicing scientists from NASA, Raytheon, and the U.S. Department of Defense.

Focus on students

Our consistent place at the top of rankings reflects our dedication to helping you reach your goals.

Dedicated career support

Benefit from exclusive JHU resources to boost your success to new heights.

Everything we do is focused on you

As an engineer, you want to create a better future by improving everything you see. Our vision is to provide you the rich educational experience that makes that possible.

On your terms, on your time

Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals offers exceptional online programs that are custom designed to fit your schedule as a practicing engineer or scientist. You will have access to the full range of JHU services and resources—all online.

Opening the door to ambition

We are committed to providing accessible, affordable, innovative, and relevant education experiences for working adults. Our admissions counselors are standing by to help you navigate your next steps, from application and financial assistance, to enrolling in the program that best fits your goals. Applications are accepted year-round—with no GRE required.

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Opportunity afforded

78% of our enrolled students’ tuition is covered by employer contribution programs