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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.

The MC experience

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. 

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.

Choose your focus

Within the department of mathematics at Mississippi College, you can choose from two graduate-level degree tracks.

  • Master of Science in Mathematics -- you can further your career as a mathematician, statistician or actuary.
  • Master of Education in Mathematics -- you add an “AA-licensure” to your teaching credentials or open a door for a career as a professor.
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Career options

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:

  • Actuary
  • Economist
  • Financial analyst
  • Operations research analyst

Take the next step

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Mississippi College graduate. Visit campus, request info, or apply today.