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About the Master of Science in Applied Mathematical Sciences

Troy University’s Master of Science in Applied Mathematical Sciences provides students the knowledge and hands-on experience to solve quantitative and qualitative problems in business, government or industry fields. This program is intended to give students the foundation for careers in actuary, operations research, statistics, data science and teaching at the college level. The Master of Science in Applied Mathematical Sciences also prepares students for Ph.D. level studies in mathematics and statistics.

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Unique Program

TROY’s Master of Science in Applied Mathematical Sciences is the only one of its kind in Alabama. It is offered through TROY Online and consists of 33 credit hours, which can be completed in two years full time. There is no GRE requirement, and the classes are in convenient 9-week online terms consisting of live Teams meetings once a week in FLEX format, which means the meetings are recorded to access later.

Not only are students exposed to unique courses, such as Specialties in Statistics and Discrete Mathematics taught by specialists in these fields; there is also the opportunity for hands-on projects in either the thesis or end-of-program project.

Skills Learned

Students graduating with a Master of Science in Applied Mathematical Sciences from TROY will have advanced skills in research, programming and discrete mathematics.
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Master of Science in Applied Mathematical Sciences Curriculum

While courses may vary from year to year, the curriculum for the applied mathematical sciences degree typically includes:
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Master of Science in Applied Mathematical Sciences

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Within the program, students will have the chance to be involved with the Pi Mu Epsilon mathematics honor society, which recognizes high scholarship in mathematics. There is also access to the Mathematical Association of America, which connects students with professional mathematics educators across the country through conferences, publications and more.

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Job Outlook

The Master of Science in Applied Mathematical Sciences from Troy University gives students the skills and knowledge to be part of fast-growing career fields, many of which are rated in the top 10 jobs by According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth rate is expected to increase for the following career fields through 2030: Statistics 33%, data scientist 15%, mathematicians 33% and operations research analysts 25%.

Faculty Profiles

Dr. Ken Roblee

Dr. Ken Roblee

Dr. Ken Roblee received degrees from the University of Alabama (B.S.) and Auburn University (M.S., Ph.D.). His primary research area is Graph Theory. He enjoys mentoring student research projects, and advising the Mathematics Club and chapter of the national mathematics honor society. He primarily teach mathematics major and minor courses.

Tailor Your Applied Mathematical Sciences Master’s Degree with a Concentration

Broaden your career opportunities by choosing a specialization that fits your career goals.
M.S. in Applied Mathematical Sciences: Statistics Concentration
M.S. in Applied Mathematical Sciences: Discrete Mathematics and Modeling Concentration

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