Information for Graduate Applicants
The Department of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) is welcoming applications to our M.S. and Ph.D. programs.
For more details about these programs, please visit here or see below. Note that the brochures linked below list detailed information about the programs, including financial support information.
For general application requirements, please check here. Consult with the NJIT Admissions Office directly if you have any questions regarding the application procedure.
The DMS and associated Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics (CAMS) are home to rich and versatile research activities. A PowerPoint presentation regarding the graduate programs and research in the Department and associated Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics can be found here: GraduateOpenHouse2020
If you have any academicrelated questions, please contact our Graduate Advisors.
PhD in Mathematical Sciences
General information about the PhD in Mathematical Sciences is available in a brochure (PDF, 705KB) and in the Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematical Sciences Curriculum. Prospective students must choose one of the following three tracks:
Track  Information 
Applied Mathematics Track 
Emphasizes the applications of mathematical methods to the physical and biological sciences and engineering, including acoustics, electromagnetics, fluid dynamics, materials science, biology, and medicine. Learn More . . 
Applied Probability and Statistics Track 
Emphasizes directed instruction and independent research in areas that are specializations of the faculty that includes applied probability, nonparametric statistics, and statistical reliability theory and applications. Learn More . . 
Graduate Degree Programs
Graduate Degrees offered by the Department of Mathematical Sciences comprise:
Program  Curriculum  

Master of Science in Applied Mathematics 
The Master of Science in Applied Mathematics, with its areas of specialization in analysis, applied mathematics, computational methods, and mathematical biology is designed to strengthen the quantitative and analytical skills of students. Learn More . . . 

Master of Science in Applied Statistics  Applied Statistics MS Curriculum 
The objective of the Master of Science in Applied Statistics is to prepare students to become practicing statisticians. Focal areas include identifying statistical relationships among observable variables, forecasting probable future outcomes, and drawing inferences about background parameters that impact the phenomenon of interest. Learn More . . . 
Master of Science in Biostatistics  Biostatistics MS Curriculum 
The Master of Science in Biostatistics, focuses on training students in appropriate quantitative and statistical methods relevant to careers in health sciences and pharmaceutical areas. Learn More . . . 
Master of Science in Data Science  Statistics Track  Data Science  Statistics Track MS Curriculum 
The Masters of Science in Data Science  Statistics Track has a greater focus on the statistical aspects of data science and will provide students with an understanding of randomness, sampling, data generation, statistical inference, modeling, data analysis, and statistical computing, which they can leverage to enter the field of machine learning, data analytics, and data science. Learn More . . . 
Updated: October 18, 2021