Mathematics - Master's

Math students learn the important life skill of using logic and reason to carefully analyze situations, making them attractive to many types of employers and graduate programs. Mathematics uses theory, computational techniques, algorithms, and the latest computer technology to solve economic, scientific, engineering and business problems. Mathematics graduate students can choose from the following areas of study: Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, or Statistics.

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Admissions Requirements

Students seeking admission to the Mathematics graduate program are required to have:

    1. Undergraduate GPA: at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale overall and at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale for undergraduate mathematics courses
    2. Successful completion ("C" or better) of at least one semester-long undergraduate course in abstract algebra (MATH 4010 or equivalent)
    3. Successful completion ("C" or better) of at least two semester-long undergraduate courses in real analysis (MATH 4110-4120 or equivalent)
    4. Letters of Recommendation: at least three letters which indicate an expectation for success in a graduate mathematics program
    5. GRE: demonstrate potential success in a graduate mathematics program by attaining at least:
      1. 140 verbal score, 150 quantitative score, and 3.0 analytical writing score on the GRE General Examination
      2. 700 on the GRE Subject Test in Mathematics

International students are required to demonstrate competency in spoken and written English by taking appropriate standardized tests. See accepted standardized tests and minimum required scores »

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Degree Details

Degree: Master of Science
Major: Mathematics
Concentration: General

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