Applied Mathematics, MS

  • Margo MacKenzie, math alumna, with a co-worker

    GREAT PREP FOR ACTUARY — Margo MacKenzie ’12, BS, and ’14, MS in Applied Mathematics (left), is an actuarial analyst at Ernst & Young. “I could not be happier about my decision to attend IUP. The professors were outstanding, the class sizes were perfect, and I was able to walk away with a great education,” she said.

    Apply Your Knowledge of Math to Your Career

    The practical application of mathematics is a cornerstone of industry, business, research, and government services.

    Ideal candidates for the MS in Applied Mathematics program have completed a calculus sequence, an introductory course in linear algebra, ordinary differential equations, and probability and statistics. Computer programming skill is also required.

    MS in Applied Mathematics

    • Core courses include deterministic models in operations research, mathematical statistics, and analysis for applied mathematics.
    • Choose from a broad range of electives such as complex variables, applied regression analysis, applied statistical methods, nonlinear programming models, advanced simulation, and more.
    • Completion requires a minimum of 27 credits of coursework in addition completing a thesis or an internship.
    • Our faculty members will help you find the most appropriate internship. Many graduates have accepted full-time employment with their internship companies after graduation.