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Master of Science in Mathematics

The Master of Science in Mathematics has three tracks, Pure Mathematics Industrial Mathematics and Teaching Mathematics. In each case, the student has thesis (except Teaching Mathematics track), non-thesis and project option.

Mathematicians with a strong background in pure mathematics are surprisingly attractive to many professional branches in our society, particularly intelligence technology, finance, security, engineering and physics. Industrial mathematics is a growing branch in mathematics which provides trained personnel for key positions in modern industries. Teaching Mathematics track offers an opportunity to become an effective mathematics instructor with educational technology skills especially for online/distance education.

Admission Requirements

Evidence of academic achievement and potential for advanced study and research is required for graduate admission. Specific criteria for Unconditional Admission for master’s degree seeking students in Math are:

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • GRE Verbal score of 400
  • GRE Quantitative score of 600
  • Two letters of recommendation from college or university professors indicating the applicant’s potential in mathematics
  • A letter from the applicant indicating reasons for wanting to pursue graduate studies in mathematics including professional and personal goals; in this letter, the applicant should indicate his/her field of interest in mathematics as well as his/her preference for an advisor
  • Undergraduate transcript including completion of a set of mathematics courses determined by the departmental graduate committee (An applicant lacking some of these courses may be accepted to the program but will be required to complete them during the first academic year in order to continue in the program. An undergraduate course may be taken concurrently with graduate course work.)

Applicants with an undergraduate GPA of at least 2.5 and/or GRE scores lower than those specified are also encouraged to apply.

Notification of decisions on graduate admission is made by the Office of Graduate Studies based on the admission criteria and recommendation of the academic department. Information related to application procedures and deadlines is available through the Office of Graduate Studies.

Dr. Jerzy Mogilski,
Interim Chair
SETB 2.454

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