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**Professional Applied and Computational Mathematics, M.S.**

**The** **Professional Applied and Computational Mathematics (PACM)** is an innovative Professional Science Master's (PSM) degree program at Buffalo State College (BSC). This program, a collaboration between BSC and a group of partners from Buffalo and the Western New York area, brings together a diverse interdisciplinary group of active faculty from academia and adjunct faculty and advisory board members from business, industry, non-profit organizations and government agencies.

**The goal** of the Professional Applied and Computational Mathematics (PACM) is to train graduate students for careers in many emerging fields that now demand a new type of workforce with solid and in-depth background in applied and computational mathematics, as well as with effective business and communication skills.

**The PACM **program consists of 27 credits of academic training in data analysis, mathematical modeling, business communication and management, as well as 3 credits of research internship.