2022 - 2023 Graduate Bulletin

Admission Requirements

  • Comply with the regular admission requirements of the College of Graduate Studies and Research, which includes an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0, and
  • have a bachelor's degree in mathematics or equivalent.

All Applicants must submit:

  1. Graduate admission application and fee.  
  2. Official transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions.
  3. Two letters of recommendation.

Application Due Dates

Rolling admissions for Fall and Winter semesters.


MS in Mathematics Curriculum

For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Mathematics and Computer Science department page.

Total Credits Required 32
Required Courses 12
MA 511 Advanced Linear Algebra 4
MA 513 Analysis: Real and Complex 4
MA 516 Topology 4
 
Elective Courses 12
   MA 521 Topics in Algebra (4 cr.)  
   MA 541 ​Topics in Geometry​ (4 cr.)  
   MA 563 Topics in Analysis (4 cr.)  
   MA 565 ​Topics in Foundations​ (4 cr.)  
   MA 570 Mathematical Finance (4 cr.)  
   MA 571 Probability (4 cr.)  
   MA 595 Special Topics in Mathematics (1 - 4 cr.)  
 
Research and Capstone 8
Choose one of the following options:  
    Option 1 (Thesis)  
     MA 589 Research in Mathematics (1 - 4 cr.) 4
     MA 599 Thesis in Mathematics (1 - 4 cr.) 4
 
    Option 2 (Project)  
     MA 589 Research in Mathematics (1 - 4 cr.) 4
     MA 594 Project in Mathematics (1 - 4 cr.) 4
 
    Option 3 (Actuarial Project)  
     MA 580 Study in Actuarial Mathematics (1 - 4 cr.) 4
     MA 594 Project in Mathematics (1 - 4 cr.) 4

Graduation Requirements

Graduates must meet the requirements of the College of Graduate Studies as outlined in the Graduate Bulletin in addition to the following:

  • Complete the minimum number of credits for the degree 
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Successfully complete capstone project or thesis