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Within the department of mathematics at Mississippi College, you can choose from a variety of graduate-level degree tracks. With a Master of Science in Mathematics, you can further your career as a mathematician, statistician or actuary. By earning a Master of Education in Mathematics, you add an “AA-licensure” to your teaching credentials or open a door for a career as a professor. With our Master of Computer Science in Mathematics degree program, you can take your passion for math digital as an engineering technician or other technologically driven career.
Our faculty is waiting to help you figure out admissions and graduation requirements for each program and to help you decide which mathematics degree in Mississippi College’s catalog is right for you.
Not all colleges in Mississippi are prepared to adequately manage the challenges that working adults deal with when trying to further their educations. Mississippi College understands that people lead busy lives and have to juggle multiple responsibilities.
For our students interested in a professional mathematics path, we offer a commitment to help you identify your mathematics degree career options wherever you are in your learning experience at Mississippi College.
Those who specialize in math can use their knowledge in this area for analyzing and developing new mathematical principles that can be applied to resolve real-world challenges, in addition to enhancing current and past theories and applications in mathematics.
Mathematicians are split into two categories: applied and theoretical. Those specializing in the former leverage mathematical principles and theories for practical application, while theoretical mathematicians resolve problems within the study of math and build on the current foundation of knowledge in this area. Graduates can also pursue job roles such as:
The current outlook for mathematics degree jobs shows a 23 percent growth rate between 2012 and 2022, and an average mathematics degree salary of $101,360.
For more mathematics degree career information, visit our Career Services department.