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Mathematical Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Waltham, MA, United States
Our Mathematical Science program offers you an applied degree, which means we start by teaching you the theories behind calculus, fractals and trigonometry — and then show you how you can use them in the real world.
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Overview

While you might think a Mathematical Science degree is simply for someone who loves numbers, there’s a lot more to the field than just that.

With our Math major, you’ll take courses in fields of mathematics that are used heavily in business, like actuarial mathematics, management science and statistics. They’re all designed to help you learn how to collect and understand data, reason analytically, and apply sophisticated mathematical models to the latest business challenges.

What your teachers say is true: We all use math, every day — and that goes for the world’s top organizations, too.

With the potent combination of analytical skills, quantitative techniques and modeling expertise you’ll gain in our Math major, you’ll be well prepared for a career in corporate, government and nonprofit institutions alike.

Specific positions you can pursue include:

  • Air traffic controller/analyst
  • Biostatistician
  • Computer scientist
  • Economist
  • Environmental mathematician
  • Geophysical mathematician
  • Inventory strategist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Actuarial Topics in Probability and Risk Management
  • Applied Business Statistics
  • Case Studies in Mathematics
  • Chaos, Fractals and Dynamics
  • Differential Equations
  • Directed Study in Mathematical Sciences
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Discrete Probability
  • Financial Calculus and Derivative Pricing
  • Game Theory
  • Linear Models for Business Decision-Making
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Mathematical Modeling in Environmental Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    577

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form with $50 fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • College essay
  • Senior Grades
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46370 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    46370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46370 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Waltham

  • 1515 - 3140 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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