Master’s in Mathematics (MS)
Drexel’s MS in Mathematics provides a rigorous foundation in graduate-level mathematics. Students are exposed to a diverse set of research areas within both applied and pure mathematics, and often collaborate with peers and faculty on grant-supported projects. Mathematics master's students are encouraged to attend and participate in the department's vibrant seminar and colloquium series, as well as the SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) student chapter.
MATH MASTER’S CURRICULUM
The MS in Mathematics includes core courses in:
- Linear Algebra and Matrix Analysis
- Principles of Analysis I,II
- Real Analysis I
- Complex Analysis I
- Abstract Algebra I
In the second year, math master’s students may take advanced coursework in many areas such as:
- Ordinary Differential Equations
- Partial Differential Equations
- Numerical Analysis
- Applied Probability and Statistics
- Mathematical Neuroscience
There are no thesis, language, or special examination requirements for the Math Master's degree. Financial support from the mathematics department is not available for MS in Mathematics candidates.
Learn more about the degree requirements in the Course Catalog
CAREERS FOR STUDENTS WITH AN MS IN MATH
Advanced knowledge of mathematics is valued in almost every industry, and a cornerstone of many research and scientific endeavors. Students with a Master’s degree in Mathematics are desirable candidates for careers in:
- Financial services
- Computer science
- Governmental organizations
- Applied research
- & many more!
Learn more about Careers in Mathematics
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MATHEMATICS
Applicants interested in pursuing the Mathematics Master’s degree should use the online application found on the Office of Graduate Admissions website. The application deadline for the fall quarter for a Master of Science in Math is January 15th.
The FAQs includes common questions and answers about the program for those interested in a Master’s in Math. The faculty research areas page has a list of the various research topics within the mathematics department.
Inquiries about admissions and requirements of the Master’s in Mathematics should be directed to the graduate program manager:
Korman Center - Room 295
General inquiries about the Master of Science in Mathematics program should be directed to the graduate program adviser:
J. Douglas Wright, PhD
Korman Center - Room 292
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