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Master's Degree in Mathematics

One of the UAB pedestrian bridges over University Blvd. The future is promising for math-related careers! According to the Careercast.com research, mathematician ranked number two on the best jobs list, followed by statistician at number five, data scientist at number seven, operations research analyst at number nine, and actuary at number ten. In the past, our graduate students have been very successful in obtaining employment.

Careers with an M.S. in Math

The M.S. program is designed to prepare you for careers in:

  • business
  • industry
  • government
  • secondary or junior college-level teaching
  • Ph.D. programs

We offer internships with a variety of local businesses, where students can apply their knowledge and receive valuable experience highly appreciated by all prospective employers.

Program Details

Students can choose between traditional mathematics coursework or applied mathematics coursework based on statistics, computational mathematics, and data analysis. Learn more about program requirements and curriculum.

The M.S. program serves as an intermediate step for students who wish to pursue a Ph.D. in Mathematics. Learn more about our Ph.D. program.

Undergraduate students interested in accelerated study can take advantage of our fast-track program which allows students to receive a B.S. and a M.S. degree in as little as four years.

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We invite you to explore this site to learn more about the Master’s in Mathematics. If you have any questions, contact M.S. Program Director Dr. Roman Shterenberg through email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling (205) 934-2154.

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