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Mathematics (Applied)

Six members of Mathematics faculty posing on campus

Mathematics faculty.

The Power of One Breakthrough

Building your mathematical knowledge and skills can provide you with a world of opportunities.  Mathematics has long been the language of science. But it is also the language of a broader range of other human activity.  Mathematical analysis is crucial for solving some of the world's most challenging problems:

  • new sources of energy
  • climate change
  • managing risk
  • epidemiology

and more.

The ability to apply mathematics using technology is accelerating. A solid foundation in mathematics will aid you in the pursuit of most technical fields.

The Applied Mathematics program at Pitt-Greensburg provides foundational courses in applied mathematics:

  • the calculus sequence
  • linear algebra
  • numerical analysis
  • differential equations.

Explore areas of application, choosing one specific area to concentrate on above others. Areas include Computer Science/Information Technology, Statistics, Actuarial Science, and Education, among others.

Students receive personalized attention and practical application opportunities. These experiences will be attractive to firms offering employment in these fields.

Please direct questions about the Applied Mathematics major to upgmathfaculty@pitt.edu