The degree of Master of Science in mathematics is designed to advance your knowledge of applied mathematics, pure mathematics, and statistics, and to introduce you to independent study and research.
Visit the Math Department website for more information on the Master of Science in Mathematics.
Our master's in mathematics students must choose to either pursue the thesis option or non-thesis option. Both options have the same course sequences, and all students must take the comprehensive exams.
Coursework & Thesis
For the math master's program, both thesis and non-thesis options are available. The non-thesis option requires 36 hours of courses; the thesis option requires 30 hours of course credit plus six hours of thesis work.
Completing the master's in math program will give you the tools to pursue a more advanced degree, teach mathematics at the secondary or college level, or use mathematical techniques in a scientific or industrial environment.
For application deadlines, application materials, and GRE score expectations, visit the Graduate School's application information page.
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Additional Application Materials
In addition to the general Graduate School Application Materials, you must also submit:
- Official GRE scores - NOTE: GRE requirement suspended for Summer and Fall 2020 and all 2021 admission terms. The GRE requirement will be reinstated beginning with the Spring 2022 admission term.
Dr. Ping Wong Ng
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