College of Science and Technology

Master of Science in Mathematics, Applied

Mathematicians use advanced mathematics to develop and understand mathematical principles. They also use advanced mathematics to solve engineering, computational, data analytics, manufacturing, and other real world problems. Students in the mathematics graduate program are likely to choose areas such as statistics, mathematical modeling, theoretical mathematics or applied mathematics. The goal of this program is to give the student a thorough background and research training their chosen area of applied mathematics. The faculty provide high-quality instruction and student mentoring to maintain an environment that enhances the learning of mathematics as a living discipline. Students participate in research activities with professors and may provide service to the community.


Graduates of mathematics graduate programs might choose to pursue potential career opportunities in many places including: research and development facilities, government agencies, educational services, academia, or even manufacturing!

  • Biostatistian
  • Cost Estimator
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Mathematician

Earning Potential

Median pay for Mathematicians in the United States is around $70K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence.

Salary Range: $45,000 to $140,000


Dr. Alexandra Kurepa
Graduate Coordinator
Department of Mathematics
North Carolina A&T State University
Greensboro, NC 27411
Office: 111 Marteena Hall
Phone: 336-285-2079 E-mail:

Dr. Guoqing Tang, Chair
Department of Mathematics
102 Marteena Hall
Phone: 336-285-2089 E-mail: