Graduate programs

The Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers work leading to the degrees of Master of Arts, Master of Science, the Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences, the Ph.D. in Mathematics Education, and the Ph.D. in Systems Science–Mathematics.

Admission requirements

Degree requirements

Mathematics M.A./M.S.

Statistics M.S.

M.S. in Mathematics for Teachers

Mathematical Sciences Ph.D.

Mathematics Education Ph.D.

Systems Science—Mathematics Ph.D.

Mathematical Sciences Ph.D.

Candidates entering with a bachelor’s degree must complete an approved program of 99 credit hours distributed as follows: coursework (63 credits), a doctoral seminar (9 credits), and dissertation research (27 credits). Coursework must include: 45 credits of mathematics and statistics courses, of which at least 10 courses are at the 600 level, and 15 credits of allied area courses at the 500 and 600 level. Students entering with a master’s degree must complete a minimum of 72 credit hours beyond a master’s degree distributed as follows: a minimum of 18 credits of approved courses in mathematics and statistics at the 600 level, a minimum of 15 credits in an allied area at the 500 and 600 level, 9 credits of doctoral seminar, and 27 credits of dissertation research. Candidates must pass comprehensive examinations in mathematics and an allied area.