The Master of Arts in Mathematics is designed to meet the needs of a broad range of students by providing a solid foundation in the major areas of mathematics, an appreciation for the structures and theories of advanced mathematics, and a deeper understanding of the role of mathematics in applications. An in-depth understanding of mathematics is of great importance in many careers in our technologically complex society.
- The program is structured around the three main areas of algebra, analysis, and statistics, and allows students to adapt their education to their specific career goals.
- The Master's of Arts in Mathematics is a 30-credit program with three required core courses and requires a minimum of 15 credits taken at the 600 level or higher.
- Upon completion of at least 24 credits in the student’s Plan of Study, the student must pass a comprehensive exam.
- Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
- Completion of the equivalent of an undergraduate major in mathematics
- Minimum undergraduate 3.0 GPA
- Two letters of recommendation
- Statement of objectives
- April 15 for the summer or fall semester
- November 15 for the spring semester
- Doctoral Study – mathematics, computer science, engineering, business administration, economics, education, medicine, or law
- Corporations – research, engineering, sales, marketing, and executive positions at well-known companies
- Educational institutions – positions including faculty and administrators at elementary schools, high schools, two- and four-year colleges
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Last Updated 8/21/14