The Department of Mathematics offers the Doctor of Philosophy with concentrations in applied mathematics, pure mathematics, and statistics. Research faculty in the department are active scholars who publish regularly in professional journals in areas from algebra to numerical analysis and mathematical biology to computational finance. Please contact the department directly for the most recent listing of faculty research areas and topics.
Ph.D. in Math Program Requirements
There are requirements for our Ph.D. in mathematics students, including:
- timeline and residency;
- oral and written comprehensive exams;
- knowledge of two languages (human, computer programming, mathematical software or statistical software); and
- completing a dissertation.
Math Ph.D. Curriculum
Ph.D. students must complete 72 credit hours, with at least 48 hours in regular coursework and 24 hours in dissertation research. Students are required to enroll in at least 9 credit hours every semester.
- Quantitative analyst
- Research scientist
- Survey researcher
- Systems analyst
Application Requirements & Materials
There are additional application requirements for the PhD in Math program beyond the Graduate School's required materials.
Dr. Arturo Magidin
Maxim Doucet Hall, 421
Visit the Department of Mathematics website for more information on the Ph.D. in math.