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2023/2024 University Catalog 
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Computational Science, Professional Applications Concentration, M.S.

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(Major Code: 07992) (SIMS Code: 773010)

Offered through SDSU Global Campus

No students admitted to program at this time.

The following materials should be submitted electronically to the Computational Science Research Center at San Diego State University. Refer to the Graduate Admissions website (http://arweb.sdsu.edu/es/admissions/grad/programs/index.html) for application instructions. Consult the department website (http://www.csrc.sdsu.edu/masters_checklist.html) for details concerning required materials.

  1. Three letters of recommendation from persons in a position to judge academic ability;
  2. Personal statement of motivating interest for the program and briefly describe research interests and educational goals.
  3. Copies of unofficial transcripts from all postsecondary institutions attended.

The concentration focuses on professional applications of computational science. To enter the program, students must possess a bachelors degree with a strong mathematical background. The student must complete a graduate program of 40 units to include the following:

Advancement to Candidacy

All students must satisfy the general requirements for advancement to candidacy as described in Requirements for Master’s Degrees .

Electives (8 Units with Consent of Program Director)

Research (3 Units)

Project (3 Units)


Substitution of core courses is permitted based on disciplines related to student’s specialization with prior consent of program director. With prior consent of the director, 600-level courses from other departments may be used as electives, based on the student’s background and research interest. A complete student program must be approved by the computational science program director.

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