Master of Science in Mathematics

The Master of Science in Mathematics degree is a non-thesis program that includes thirty-two hours of coursework in theoretical and computational mathematics. The program is designed to enable a student to secure a position in government or industry, pursue a doctorate degree or further a teaching career. Students meeting admission requirements may enter the program at the beginning of any semester.

All coursework is delivered online. Upon the completion of coursework, students are required to take exit exams, one written and one oral. The subjects on the exams are determined by the courses a particular student chose to complete the required 32 hours of coursework, and is comprehensive in terms of material from those courses. Students may either visit campus to take the exams, or arrangements can be made to take the written exam with a proctor and take the oral exam virtually.

Admission Requirements

Students are admitted to the Master of Mathematics degree program on the basis of academic preparation, aptitude for graduate study, and character based on the following documentation:

  1. Completed admission application
  2. Official transcripts verifying completion of BA or BS in Mathematics or Mathematics Education or similar degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale from baccalaureate program.
  3. Three letters of recommendation from school administrators, professional colleagues, or college professors with knowledge of the applicant's academic program or professional performance.

Upon receipt and review of all information and supporting documents, applicants will be notified of their admission status. The University reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone who does not meet standards for admission.

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Last updated: 02/19/2020