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Eligibility Requirements

Successful candidates to the MSCF program must meet the following admissions requirements. Applicants lacking some of these skills may still be considered, provided they take steps to acquire the necessary skills before entering the program and satisfy the admissions committee requirements. Please contact our admissions staff should you have any questions regarding your eligibility.

  • Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree in a technical discipline such as mathematics, computer science, engineering or economics.
  • Successful applicants will have taken at least two full semesters of study in differential and integral calculus, the caliber of which is required of engineering, math or science majors as well as ordinary differential equations, linear algebra, and a calculus based probability course.
  • Applicants should have strong academic performance in mathematics and probability coursework.
  • Applicants must be fluent in a general purpose programming language such as C. Familiarity with C++ will be of considerable benefit.
  • Relevant professional experience is preferred but not required.
  • International applicants must understand rapid, idiomatic English, read English with ease and be able to express themselves orally and in writing as demonstrated by success on the TOEFL or IELTS examination.

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