Marketable Skills

Marketable Skills

M.S. in Mathematics

The University of Texas at Tyler is committed to demonstrating the value of its degree programs by highlighting the specific marketable skills that each program endows upon its students. After completing the M.S. degree program in mathematics, our students can expect to have the following skills.

Soft Skills

  • Address challenging problems and issues through creative thinking, inquiry, innovation, analysis, evaluation, and synthesis of information including numerical data or observable facts.
  • Respond in an ethical manner by connecting data, behavior, choices, and consequences to ethical theories.
  • Communicate ideas effectively through written, oral, and visual delivery modes.
  • Work effectively in teams.
  • Advance the human condition through learned international cultural competence, knowledge of civil responsibility, and a foundational knowledge of human behavior.


Hard Skills

  • Specialized knowledge of mathematical theories, methods, tools and practices.
  • Advanced understanding of mathematical and technical language and how to use it.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large quantities of data.
  • Ability to interpret mathematical results in real-world terms.
  • Ability to design and conduct observational and experimental studies.
  • Ability to communicate mathematical ideas to others clearly and succinctly.
  • Ability to construct logical mathematical arguments and conclusions with accuracy and clarity.
  • Ability to work on open-ended problems and tricky intellectual challenges.
  • Deep understanding of statistics.


What makes our program unique

  • Career supports throughout the entire degree program.
  • Small classes.
  • Community – including Math Club and Pi Mu Epsilon.
  • Friendly and caring faculty and staff.