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 & Salaries 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.
Broaden your horizons and utilize your mathematics skills to solve real world problems with our P.S.M. Degree in Industrial and Applied Mathematics. / UW-Stout

100% of coursework is online - Take classes anywhere, anytime.

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.

Tuition & Fees

Customized Instruction at UW Stout can be described as programs that are designed with the adult learner in mind. If you're comparing UW-Stout's customized instruction tuition to our competitors, keep in mind:

  • $572 per graduate creditcustomized instruction tuition rate includes the textbook rental fee.
  • There are no additional university-based semester or technology fees.
  • Students in customized instruction programs pay the same rate of tuition regardless if Wisconsin residents, out-of-state or international participants.

Value for Your Money

There’s more to value than just tuition. UW Stout also provides:

  • Program Director – faculty with discipline expertise.
  • Student Services adviser – one point of contact, providing support to students for each program.
  • Course sequences and matrices – know what courses are offered when so you can plan ahead.
  • Courses and programs may be stackable for use in another program.
  • Courses are flexible and convenient for working professionals.

Other universities will present costs and value differently - make sure you're comparing apples to apples.

Event to mark 50 years of math, computer science major

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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2019-2020 Advisory Board

Russ Chamberlain BI Analyst Thrivent Financial
Dennis Kaldenberg Chief Scientist Press Ganey Associates
Terrence Mason Professor AMCS at UW Stout
Marlann Patterson Associate Professor Chemistry & Physics at UW Stout
Keith Wojciechowski Program Director  
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


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 
    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.
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