Requirements

Option Total No. of Credit Hours Course Level Courses Required Research Component Exams
1
(For students pursuing a Ph.D. degree in our department.)
30 700 and above

At least 12 hours at 800 level or above
    Pass two quals, one in algebra or analysis and one in numerical analysis or probability and statistics.
2
(For students that intend to pursue a Ph.D. degree at some other univeristy after their M.A.)
30 700 and above 800, 810, 820, 830, 831 2-6 hours (896, 899, 990, 993, etc....)

Project
Oral Exam
3
(Most common option for student interested in a terminal M.A. degree)
36 600 and above

At least 24 hours at 700 level or above
727, 765, 781, 790, 791 2-6 hours (896, 899, 990, 993, etc....)

Project or Thesis
Oral Exam
or
Thesis Defense
GRA/GTA must be enrolled in at least six credit hours in fall and spring.

Non GTA/GRA international students must be enrolled in nine hours.

Events Calendar

Using Math

Math and COVID-19: Sources on how math is being used to track the virus and its spread.  AMS link.

A mathematician-musician's breakthrough melds East, West. Read more.

Researcher's innovative approach to flood mapping support emergency management and water officials. Read more.

Nicole Johnson found a way to express her baton twirling using math. See video.