Thumbnail P.S.M. Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Do you want to use your analytical skills to solve challenging industrial problems?
Degree Type Professional Science Masters
Careers and Salary Career Outcomes
Delivery Online

Industrial and applied mathematics is employed in almost every business and industry, including communications, manufacturing, defense, engineering, business, finance and education. UW-Stout's Professional Science Master's degree in Industrial and Applied Mathematics will prepare you to identify and solve challenging problems through statistical analysis, modeling, data analysis and computation skills.

The program's advanced curriculum, developed by our industry-experienced faculty, will train you to:

  • Apply advanced mathematics, statistics, and computer science skills to today's most immediate problems and questions.
  • Analyze data and create mathematical and statistical models fro business and industry.
  • Work as a member of an effective interdisciplinary team.
  • Use effective professional communications skills in scientific and non-scientific environments.
UW-Stout P.S.M. in Industrial and Applied Mathematics

 

Get ready for your successful career as an industrial mathematician with strong analytical and problem-solving skills built upon a background in computing, mathematics, statistics and basic science. Our Professional Science Master's degree will provide you with the knowledge necessary to work in cybersecurity, quality management, business ethics, international finance, cryptography and data mining.

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Students in the major have increased approximately 25 percent in the last five years, as the demand for analytical skills and technical abilities increases.
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Collaborative Nature of the Program

The P.S.M. in Industrial and Applied Mathematics has been designed for on-campus delivery, but the opportunity to offer a few courses online opens up the possibility for collaboration with compatible P.S.M. programs nationwide. Opportunities exist to collaborate on projects with students from UW-Milwaukee. 

Faculty will collaborate with the UW-Stout Discovery Center to manage student projects, interact with industry, and assess the quality of the projects. Students will have the opportunity to be involved in outreach activities to industry through the Discovery Center

Admission Requirements

General UW-Stout Graduate School Application

All prospective graduate students at UW-Stout must follow a standard application process through our Graduate School. Beyond that, each graduate program has specific requirements that must be met to be successfully admitted to the program:

Program-Specific Admission Requirements

Eligibility

To be admitted with full status to the P.S.M. Industrial and Applied Mathematics program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be interested in developing advanced technological solutions to industrial needs and problems.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in mathematics 
    or                                
    Hold a bachelor’s degree in science, engineering or finance/economic with advanced mathematics coursework.
  • Have earned an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
Objectives

At program completion, graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge in mathematics, statistics, and scientific computing.
  • Apply advanced mathematics, statistics, and computer science skills to answer questions and solve problems in business and industry.
  • Analyze data and create mathematical and statistical models to answer questions and solve problems in business and industry.
  • Work as a member of an effective interdisciplinary team.
  • Use effective professional communications skills, such as effective writing skills and oral presentation skills, in scientific and non-scientific environments.
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Graduate Assistantships

Gain valuable professional experience while enjoying paid employment as a graduate student at UW-Stout.

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