Graduate Programs

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, in conjunction with the Department of Statistics and Operations Research, offers programs leading to the masters and Ph.D. degrees.

Master of Science

Our program is flexible and is designed to meet the needs of students with a wide variety of interests, backgrounds and career plans.

Subject areas of strength include

• Applied Mathematics
• Biomathematics
• Discrete Mathematics

Accelerated M.S. + B.S. Program

The accelerated B.S. and M.S. program allows qualified students in the mathematics concentration to earn both the B.S. in Mathematical Sciences and the M.S. in Mathematical Sciences with a concentration in mathematics in a minimum of five years by completing approved graduate courses during the senior year of their undergraduate program.


The Doctor of Philosophy in Systems Modeling and Analysis focuses on the development of the mathematical and computational skills used to model and analyze real-world systems. Faculty and students will engage and collaborate to contribute to the knowledge base used in the fields of science, medicine, business and engineering. (More: https:/ )

About VCU

Virginia Commonwealth University enrolls a diverse body of over 32,000 students on two campuses – the Monroe Park Campus and the Medical College of Virginia Campus – in Richmond, Virginia, a city with a rich history and a vibrant music, arts and cultural scene.  For a list of current events in Richmond visit this independent website. (More:

With 23 faculty actively involved in research and dedicated to excellence in mentoring and teaching students, the Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Department is a great place to pursue your advance degree.

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