Top Computational and Applied Mathematics Masters degree Programs - 2023

A program that focuses on the application of a broad range of mathematical and computational methods to modeling, analysis, algorithm development, and simulation for the solution of complex scientific and engineering problems. Includes instruction in numerical analysis, discrete mathematics, operations research, optimization, differential equations, statistics, scientific computation, and applications to specific scientific and industrial topics.

While Computational and Applied Mathematics has degrees up to the Masters degree, most students earn a Masters degree. Students major in Computational and Applied Mathematics all around the US, though the major at the Masters degree level sees the most graduates in Pennsylvania. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Computational and Applied Mathematics is $56,100.

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See where Computational and Applied Mathematics is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Computational and Applied Mathematics degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Computational and Applied Mathematics

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is a top choice for students who are interested in pursuing a major in Computational and Applied Mathematics. Students can earn up to a Masters degree at the school. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University grants about 13 Masters degrees to students majoring in Computational and Applied Mathematics per year. However, Colorado School of Mines and Rice University are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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Careers for Computational and Applied Mathematics Majors

The highest paying jobs for Computational and Applied Mathematics majors include Natural Sciences Managers, Mathematicians and Actuaries. However, something else to think about is how much demand there is for specific careers. Jobs that are in high need that a degree in Computational and Applied Mathematics can prepare you for are Natural Sciences Managers, Statisticians and Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers for Computational and Applied Mathematics

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $137,900)
  2. Mathematicians   (Median Wage: $108,100)
  3. Actuaries   (Median Wage: $105,900)
  4. Statisticians   (Median Wage: $95,570)
  5. Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $77,580)

Most in Demand Careers for Computational and Applied Mathematics

  1. Natural Sciences Managers
  2. Statisticians
  3. Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary
  4. Actuaries
  5. Mathematicians
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