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Master of Science in Mathematics

The Master of Science in Mathematics includes core courses in Linear Algebra and Matrix Analysis; Principles of Analysis I,II; Real Analysis I; Complex Analysis I; and Abstract Algebra I. In the second year, students may take advanced coursework in areas such as Ordinary Differential Equations, Partial Differential Equations, Numerical Analysis, Applied Probability and Statistics, or Mathematical Neuroscience.

Master's students are encouraged to attend and participate in the department's vibrant seminar and colloquium series, as well as in the SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) student chapter.

There are no thesis, language, or special examination requirements for the master's degree. Financial support from the mathematics department is not available for master's candidates.

Learn more about the degree in the Course Catalog

How to Apply

Interested applicants should use the online application found on the Office of Graduate Admissions website. The application deadline for the Fall Quarter is January 15th. The FAQs webpage includes common questions and answers about the program. The faculty research areas webpage has a list of the various research topics within the department.

Inquiries about admissions should be directed to the graduate program manager:

Sobha Philip
Korman Center - Room 295

General inquiries about the program should be directed to the graduate program adviser:

J. Douglas Wright, PhD
Korman Center - Room 292