In order to develop the mathematical faculty of Cherkasy National University named after Bogdan Khmelnitsky and the educational direction "Applied Mathematics" on July 1, 2002, the Department of Applied Mathematics was created. The department was headed by Doctor of Technical Sciences, prof. V.M. Seredenko
Since September 2003, specialists in the field of "Applied Mathematics" have been trained. Significant contribution to the formation and development of specialty made prof. Yu.V. Trius and prof. V.M. Seredenko
From September 2009 till February 2010, the department was headed by a doctor of technical sciences B.P. Holovnia.
In 2009, the first issue of Masters of Applied Mathematics took place. And in December of the same year the accreditation of the specialty for the educational-qualification level "Master" was successfully passed.
From March 2010 till September 2010 the department was headed by the candidate of physical and mathematical sciences, associate professor O.O. Bohatyrov
At present, the Department of applied mathematics is headed by a doctor of technical sciences B.P. Holovnia.