Applied Mathematics (B.S.)/Computer Science (M.A.S.)

Simultaneously earn a B.S. in applied mathematics and either an M.A.S. degree in computer science in this five-year program, saving time and costs to earn a graduate degree.

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Applied mathematics is created in response to problems in science, engineering, and society. As an applied mathematician, you can solve problems across career fields using a variety of mathematical strategies.

The Master of Computer Science is a professional master's degree program, ideal to prepare as a working computer science professional.

This degree program marries the natural pairing between math and computer science to add competitiveness in the job market and open employment possibilities. Accelerated master's students retain undergraduate status to continue undergraduate financial aid packages. However, eligibility to apply for graduate fellowships occurs during the fourth and fifth years.

Spend an extra year at Illinois Tech’s Mies Campus, where Chicago’s diverse economy and thriving technology research community intersect for internship and employment possibilities.

Program Overview

This degree program marries the natural pairing between math and computer science to add competitiveness in the job market and open employment possibilities. Spend an extra year at Illinois Tech to simultaneously earn a bachelor's and master's degree.

Career Opportunities

Combining math and computer science skills opens a wide range of career opportunities.

  • Financial analyst
  • Actuary
  • Computer programmer
  • Master data analyst
  • Program developer
  • Operations manager

Admission into the Accelerated Master's Program is the decision of the Department of Computer Science in consultation and collaboration with the Office of Graduate Admission. An application may be submitted after at least 60 credits hours have been applied to the B.S. in applied mathematics, one full-time semester at Illinois Tech has been completed, and graduation is one semester away.