Prepare for a professional career in academic research, college and university teaching, industry, or national laboratories when you join one of the premier centers in the Southeast for research in mathematics.
Our research impacts other disciplines and the real world. In addition to working alongside mathematicians with national and international reputations, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with experts from a variety of other fields. Your participation in exciting research will ultimately help formulate and achieve your career goals.
Make research your priority while also preparing yourself to teach and be an academic citizen.
Be a strong candidate for graduate schools and careers in a variety of different fields when you complete this master's degree.
Become a part of a friendly, cooperative and welcoming place in USC's Department of Mathematics.
Teach in a peer mentoring program for graduate student instructors, and work as an instructor for undergraduate courses.
What You’ll Study
Demonstrate mastery of the core mathematical areas of analysis and either abstract algebra or foundations of computational mathematics. Write convincing mathematics using contemporary presentation standards. Demonstrate proficient teaching in a variety of settings, and communicate sophisticated mathematics at the level of a professional mathematician.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Creating software or computer programs using specific programming languages and techniques
Using mathematical or statistical models to replicate real-world scenarios and predict outcomes
Introducing new ideas, methods or products to improve performance or achieve a specific goal
Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Foster learning by conveying knowledge, skills and concepts to students
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- University Faculty Member
- Research Analyst
- Data Scientist
- Industry Mathematician
- Aerospace Engineer
- Computer Scientist
- Public Sector
- Private Sector
- Aerospace Industry