Master of Computational and Applied Mathematics (MCAAM) Degree

Program Learning Outcomes for the MCAAM Degree

Upon completing the MCAAM degree, students will be able to:

  1. Acquire broad, advanced knowledge in Computational and Applied Mathematics that is also deep within a major sub-discipline.
  2. Demonstrate an ability to gain employment or advancement in a technical field related to Computational and Applied Mathematics

Requirements for the MCAAM Degree

The MCAAM degree is a non-thesis master's degree. For general university requirements, please see Non-Thesis Master's Degrees. Students pursuing the MCAAM degree must complete:

  • A minimum of 10 courses (30 credit hours) to satisfy degree requirements.

This professional degree program emphasizes the applied aspects of mathematics, and requires satisfactory completion of at least 30 credit hours of graduate level course work approved by the department.

Summary

Total Credit Hours Required for the MCAAM Degree30

Degree Requirements

Core Requirements
Select 2 from the following:6
COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE I
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS I
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS II
LINEAR AND INTEGER PROGRAMMING
Elective Requirements
Select 8 elective courses. 124
Total Credit Hours30

Footnotes and Additional Information

Policies for the MCAAM Degree 

Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics Graduate Program Handbook

The General Announcements (GA) is the official Rice curriculum. As an additional resource for students, the department of Computational and Applied Mathematics publishes a graduate program handbook, which can be found here: 
http://gradhandbooks.rice.edu/2017_18/Computational_Applied_Mathematics_Graduate_Handbook.pdf.

Transfer Credit 

For Rice University’s policy regarding transfer credit, see Transfer Credit. Some departments and programs have additional restrictions on transfer credit. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic program’s advisor when considering transfer credit possibilities.

For additional information, please see the Computational and Applied Mathematics website: 
http://www.caam.rice.edu/

Opportunities for the MCAAM Degree 

For additional information, please see the Computational and Applied Mathematics website: 
http://www.caam.rice.edu/