Applied & Industrial Mathematics (M.S.)

Bringing together in-depth study and real-world experience, the master’s in applied and industrial mathematics gives you the knowledge and skills to land top jobs.

Why Earn a Master’s Degree in Applied and Industrial Mathematics?

This master’s degree program prepares you for careers in industry, government and academia. Graduates go on to careers in fields such as operations research, stochastic modeling, financial data analysis and statistics.

The program offers broad knowledge of applied mathematics with an emphasis on mathematical modeling, numerical computations, chaotic dynamics, queuing systems, financial systems and statistical analysis. 

You’ll select one of two tracks focused on a high-demand area in business and industry:

  • differential equations/optimization track
  • applied statistics/mathematical finance track

Admission and Degree Requirements

View admission requirements and deadlines to apply to the program. View degree requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.

Professional experience in a two-term internship gets you ready to hit the ground running after graduation. Opportunities are available with local businesses, government agencies and on campus under faculty supervision.

WHY TOWSON University?

Academic Advantages

  • small classes with exceptional student-faculty interaction  
  • hands-on training through capstone coursework and required applied research projects
  • flexible evening schedule accommodates working professionals 
  • opportunities to conduct sponsored research for corporations and government agencies in the innovative Applied Mathematics Lab
  • graduate seminars by faculty that introduce graduate students to topics that present opportunities for research projects
  • a special research prize for an outstanding graduate research project  

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Program Director

Yunwei Cui, Ph.D.
7800 York Road
Room 231
By Appointment
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