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Mathematics & Statistics

Combined BS in Applied Mathematics and MA in Mathematics

American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its accelerated bachelor’s/master’s programs. Undergraduate students may complete up to 3 credits for every 9 credits required for the graduate degree that may be applied to the requirements for both degree programs. The department that oversees the graduate program the student enters will determine if the courses the undergraduate student completes will satisfy master’s degree requirements. Bachelor’s/master’s students must complete at least 18 in-residence credit hours at the graduate level after the bachelor’s degree is earned and maintain continuous, sequential enrollment in the two programs. 

This program enables students to earn both a BS in Applied Mathematics and an MA in Mathematics. 


  • All requirements for the BS in Applied Mathematics 

Undergraduate students may apply up to 9 credit hours of approved graduate-level course work to satisfy the requirements of both degrees. 

All requirements for the MA in Mathematics, including a minimum of 18 credit hours completed in residence in graduate status after the undergraduate degree has been awarded. Students must finish the master’s degree requirements within three years from the date of first enrollment in the master’s program.