M.S. Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Do you want to use your analytical skills to solve challenging industrial problems?
Degree Type Master of Science
Careers & Salaries Career Outcomes
Delivery On Campus

Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2022.

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


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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 for business and industry.
  • Work as a member of an effective interdisciplinary team.
  • Use effective professional communication skills in scientific and non-scientific environments.

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 Master's degree will provide you with the knowledge necessary to work in data science, modeling and simulation, quality management, quantitative finance, and computational mathematics.

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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


To be admitted with full status to the M.S. 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 
    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.